Research projects

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  • Woman signing in front of laptop

    The SignON Project

    SignON is a user-centric and community-driven project that aims to facilitate the exchange of information among Deaf, hard of hearing, and hearing individuals across Europe.

  • Stethoscoop op tafel

    HoMed (Homo Medicinalis)

    HoMed (Homo Medicinalis) will implement a SSH research infrastructure with an enormous potential for automatic transcription of sensitive audio-visual (AV) recordings.

  • Artificieel neurologisch netwerk

    Deep Learning Across Languages

    This research project will investigate what determines successful learning of grammar by neural networks, and conduct this investigation with various languages differing in word order and morphological complexity.

  • Infrastructure for SSH research on Sign Language of the Netherlands

    This project will make significant contributions to the digital infrastructure that is needed to investigate the sign language of the Netherlands.

  • People using sign language

    EASIER – Intelligent Automatic Sign Language Translation

    EASIER proposes an innovative, intelligent translation framework that places deaf individuals at the center of interaction, whether it takes place at school, workplace, or home.

  • Robot


    To gain more insight in someone's happiness and well-being, we work on the development of a conversational agent that speaks with people about daily life and well-being in Dutch.

  • Een kind leest van een tablet

    DART: Dutch Automatic Reading Tutor

    This project investigates how reading practice software with automatic speech recognition (ASH) and automatic feedback on reading aloud can best be developed and implemented in school practice and at home.

  • Persoon met smartphone met chat-app open

    Look Who’s Talking

    Digital discussion partners such as chatbots can make complex topics more accessible. The Look Who’s Talking project will develop and test a new generation of chatbots that can engage in lengthy and interesting conversations.

  • Digitaal klaslokaal met leerlingen met computers en laptops

    Hybrid Human-AI Regulation

    This project focuses on the development of a ‘Hybrid Human-AI Regulation System’ (HHAIR system), which teaches 10- to 14-year-olds self-regulation skills. This will allow them to learn with support from adaptive or self-adaptive learning tools.

  • Puzzle with missing piece

    Elementary particles of conversation

    Words like oh, huh? and mmm may seem insignificant, but these words are also vital. The researchers from the Elementary Particles of Language project are looking at how these small words help us to steer our conversations and thoughts.

  • SignON

    To facilitate the communication between hearing, deaf and hearing-impaired people, the SignON project is developing a smartphone application that can translate sign language into spoken and written language and translate these back again.

  • The Understanding Coach avatar prototype screengrab

    The Understanding Coach

    Patients with memory loss often need more support as their condition worsens. The Understanding Coach project is developing a compassionate AI-powered virtual human tool that is aimed at improving these patients’ quality of life.