Description: Until recently I was a researcher in Speech Technology
at Edinburgh University, where I produced English pronunciation
lexica, primarily for speech technology systems. Past projects include
Onomastica (names pronunciation) and Chambers (printed UK dictionary).
Recently I completed an accent-independent dictionary which combines
with accent-specific rules to produce transcriptions in regional English,
enabling synthesis of regional accents; this is due for release soon for
non-commercial purposes. I am now working on English lexica at