Christopher Cleirigh

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This paper studies the structure of foreign-accented read English speech. A system for accent identification is constructed by combining linguistic theory with statistical analysis. Results demonstrate that the linguistic theory is reflected in real speech data and its application improves accent identification. The work discussed here combines and applies(More)
In this paper we analyse and compare a low dimensional linguistic representation of vowels with high dimensional prototypical vowel templates derived from a native Australian English speaker. We further perform the same analysis on Lebanese and Vietnamese accented English to investigate how di erences due to accents impact on such a representation. In a low(More)
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