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Category:   E-Material
Subject:   Unisyn Lexicon Release from CSTR
From:   Simon King
Email:   Simon.King_(on)_ed.ac.uk
Date received:   21 Jan 2002

CSTR is pleased to announce the release of the Unisyn Lexicon version 1.0 January 2002 The Unisyn lexicon is a master lexicon transcribed in keysymbols, a kind of metaphoneme which allows the encoding of multiple accents of English. The lexicon is accompanied by a number of perl scripts which transform the base lexicon via phonological and allophonic rules, and other symbol changes, to produce output transcriptions in different accents. The rules can be applied to the whole lexicon, to produce an accent-specific lexicon, or to running text. Output can be displayed in keysymbols, SAMPA, or IPA. Full documentation is included in the distribution from http://www.cstr.ed.ac.uk/projects/unisyn/unisyn_release.html The Unisyn lexicon was written by Sue Fitt (sue_(on)_cstr.ed.ac.uk">sue_(on)_cstr.ed.ac.uk) -- Dr. Simon King Simon.King_(on)_ed.ac.uk">Simon.King_(on)_ed.ac.uk Centre for Speech Technology Research www.cstr.ed.ac.uk

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