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Name: Mark  Tatham
Institution: University of Essex
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://essex.ac.uk/speech
State and/or Country: Essex
United Kingdom   
Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
Specialty: Computational modeling of speech production
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Expression in Speech
 Speech Production and Perception
 A Guide to Speech Production and Perception
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Expression in Speech
Courses Taught: Phonetics/Speech Technology (especially Speech Synthesis) / Phonetic Theory / Phonology
Dissertation Director * of: Some Cognitively Controlled Coarticulatory Effects in Arabic and English, with Particular Reference to Voice Onset Time
(Maher Jesry, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Cognitive Phonetics: A formal metatheoretical and representational account of the speaking behaviour
(Nicos Sifakis, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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