Important Dates
June 01, 2008Starting for online registration
July 1, 24:00, 2008Deadline for online registration
July 20, 7:00 ~ 21:00, 2008Register at HIT(How to Travel to HIT)
July 21-26, 2008Summer School in Harbin
July 27, 2008The final slides can be found in Courses


Machine Intelligence and Translation Laboratory in the School of Computer Science and Technology in Harbin Institute of Technology will conduct the Summer School on Human Language Technology. The school will be held from July 21 to July 26, 2008 at the Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China.

Goal & audiences

The summer school will consist of lectures by leading experts in the fields of Human Language Technology (HLT) from around the world. The aim of the school is to introduce students and young researchers the important new areas and the latest progress in HLT in a consolidated and comprehensive manner. The school aims to bring the state of the art in research in Natural Language Processing and Computational Linguistics to senior undergraduate students, graduate students, research scholars and faculty members, and to provide a forum for Chinese and international researchers to interact.


a course = a lecture + a project


There is no charge to attend in courses. School offers the allowance of the accommodation for students.

Local Committee:


  • Xiaofei Xu: Dean, Department of Computer Science and Technology, Harbin Institute of Technology
  • Sheng Li: Ex-secretary, Harbin Institute of Technology. Dean, MOE-MS Key Laboratory of Natural Language Processing and Speech
  • Ming Zhou: Researcher Microsoft Research China; Dean, MOE-MS Key Laboratory of Natural Language Processing and Speech


  • Tiejun Zhao
  • Hanjing Li

Committee Members:

  • Dequan Zheng
  • Muyun Yang
  • Bing Xu
  • Xiwu Han
  • Jiadong Sun
  • Conghui Zhu
  • Yuhang Yang