Researchers

Anna Matamala

Main researcher: Anna Matamala

BA in Translation (UAB), PhD in Applied Linguistics (UPF, Barcelona), tenured lecturer at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. She has participated in many funded projects on AVT and media accessibility and has published in international journals such as Meta, The Translator, Perspectives, Babel, VIAL, Jostrans, and Linguistica Antverpiensia, among others. Her research interests are audiovisual translation (mainly dubbing and voice-over) and media accessibility (audio description and audiosubtitling), with a special focus on language technologies (machine translation and speech technologies).
anna.matamala@uab.cat 
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Marta Villegas

Postdoctoral researcher: Marta Villegas

Currently at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB). Specialist in the creation and development of technologies related to the acquisition, production, formalization, management, validation and evaluation of language resources as required for Natural Language Processing and Computational Linguistics. She has been working in NLP for many years in the Universitat de Barcelona and, more recently, in the Universitat Pompeu Fabra.

Service providers and freelancers have provided professional audio descriptions for the project, which have been remunerated according to the companies' requested fees. Students from UAB have also participated as volunteers.

 

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