Ewan Dunbar
ˈju ən ˈdʌn ˌbɑɹ
Speech · Phonology · Learning

I am an assistant professor of Computational Linguistics in the Department of French at the University of Toronto. My main research interests are in speech perception, phonology and speech cognition, and speech technology, particularly as these apply to French and its varieties, as well as in developing deeper links between theoretical and computational linguistics.

I am one of the organizers of the Zero Resource Speech Challenge, a machine learning challenge with the applied goal of developing speech technology that works without textual annotations, and with the basic science goal of advancing our understanding of how humans might learn the sound systems of their native language.