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Welcome to the LATLab!

The Linguistic and Assistive Technologies Laboratory (LATLab) conducts research in computational linguistics and human-computer interaction with a primary focus on accessibility applications and assistive technology for people with disabilities.

The LATLab is part of the Computer Science Department of Queens College of The City University of New York (CUNY), and it is associated with the Doctoral Program in Computer Science and the Graduate Program in Linguistics at the Graduate Center of The City University of New York. The LATLab is also part of the NLP at CUNY computational linguistics research community at CUNY.

This page contains information about the laboratory's publications, funded research projects, and current news.

You can also find details about the people at the lab and learn more about the facilities and equipment resources.

This website also contains directions for travelling to the LATLab by car or by public transportation and contact information.

Please feel free to contact us with questions or if you would like to become involved with the laboratory's projects. The director of the LATLab is Matt Huenerfauth, Associate Professor of Computer Science at CUNY Queens College and Graduate Center.

Corpus: For information about accessing our corpus of video and motion-capture recordings of American Sign Language, please visit the homepage of the ASL Motion-Capture Corpus.