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Laboratory for the Study of Applied Language Technology and Society

SALTS, the Laboratory for the Study of Applied Language Technology and Society at the School of Communication and InformationRutgers University, brings together researchers interested in developing and/or using next-generation natural language processing technology that supports communication across cultural and social boundaries in areas such as digital libraries, education, public health, humanities, linguistics and communication.

Co-Directors: Nina Wacholder, Library and Information Science; Mark Aakhus, Communication

Collaborator: Smaranda Muresan, Columbia University Center for Computational Learning Systems

PhD students: Debanjan Ghosh, Miraida Morales

International affiliates: 

  • Marcin Lewiński, ArgLab, Universidade Nova de Lisboa
  • Chris Reed, Director, Centre for Argument Technology, University of Dundee
  • Andrea Rocco, Director, Institute of Argumentation, Linguistics and Semiotics, Università della Svizzera italiana (Lugano)
  • J.H.M. (Jean) Wagemans, Department of Speech Communication, Argumentation Theory and Rhetoric, University of Amsterdam