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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more



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Name: Mark  A Huckvale
Institution: University College London
Homepage: http://www.phon.ucl.ac.uk/home/mark/home.htm
Dissertation Director * of: Accent Features and Idiodictionaries: On improving accuracy for accented speakers in ASR
(Michael Tjalve, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Analysis of the Timing of Spoken Korean with Application to Speech Synthesis
(Hyunsong Chung, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Pronunciation Variation Modelling Using Accent Features

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