The Linguistics and Language Technology Group was founded when Prof. Chu-Ren Huang joined CBS, PolyU in fall 2008. Our group adopts empirically based inter-disciplinary approaches to language sciences.

The first members of this group included Ying Chen, and Shou-shan Li as Post-Doctoral Fellows and Sophia Yat-Mei Lee and Petr Šimon as PhD students. Over the past 7 years more than 30 members from more than 7 different countries/regions participated in the group. Alumni from LLT group currently hold academic positions in China, Europe, Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, and the USA, in both linguistics and computer science departments. Excellence of our research outputs has been recognized by several best paper or finalists awards: