The Human Language and Accessibility Technologies Group (HULAT) is composed by a multidisciplinary team of PhDs and professionals in the field of information technologies. This group is part of Computer Science and Engineering Department of Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. We participate in R & D projects related to human language technologies, information retrieval and extraction in several application domains, question answering systems, usability and accessibility of user interfaces. We work in close collaboration with a great number of companies

The group was part of MAVIR consortium, a research network co- funded by the Regional Government of Madrid and the European Social Fund.

"Navidad Accesible Madrid" app for people with disabilities

For the third consecutive year, the Madrid City Council, through the "Dirección General de Accesibilidad del Área de Obras y Equipamientos", together with the "Universidad Carlos III de Madrid", has made it possible for all people, especially those with visual and intellectual disabilities, to enjoy the traditional Christmas lights through the mobile application "Navidad Accesible Madrid".

Presentation of the Access2Citizen Project. Accessibility to the 112 emergency services.

The "Royal Board on Disability of the Ministry of Social Rights", together with its consulting entity the "Spanish Center for Subtitling and Audio Description (CESyA)", managed by the "Universidad Carlos III de Madrid", has carried out the 'Access2Citizen' project with the objective of ensuring that telematic and telephone emergency services are accessible to people with sensory and cognitive disabilities.

Publication of the article: "Designing user interfaces for content simplification aimed at people with cognitive impairments"

The article "Designing user interfaces for content simplification aimed at people with cognitive impairments" de Lourdes Moreno,  Helen Petrie, Paloma Martínez y Rodrigo Alarcon has been published in the Journal Universal Access in the Information Society (UAIS). It results from a collaboration between the HULAT group and the researcher Helen Petrie from the University of York.