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Cannot extract the features (columns) for the split 'train' of the config 'emre--Open_SLR108_Turkish_10_hours' of the dataset.
Error code:   FeaturesError
Exception:    UnicodeDecodeError
Message:      'utf-8' codec can't decode byte 0xa4 in position 4: invalid start byte
Traceback:    Traceback (most recent call last):
                File "/src/services/worker/src/worker/job_runners/split/", line 262, in compute_first_rows_response
                  iterable_dataset = iterable_dataset._resolve_features()
                File "/src/services/worker/.venv/lib/python3.9/site-packages/datasets/", line 1703, in _resolve_features
                  features = _infer_features_from_batch(self._head())
                File "/src/services/worker/.venv/lib/python3.9/site-packages/datasets/", line 824, in _head
                  return _examples_to_batch(list(self.take(n)))
                File "/src/services/worker/.venv/lib/python3.9/site-packages/datasets/", line 937, in __iter__
                  for key, example in ex_iterable:
                File "/src/services/worker/.venv/lib/python3.9/site-packages/datasets/", line 678, in __iter__
                  yield from islice(self.ex_iterable, self.n)
                File "/src/services/worker/.venv/lib/python3.9/site-packages/datasets/", line 113, in __iter__
                  yield from self.generate_examples_fn(**self.kwargs)
                File "/src/services/worker/.venv/lib/python3.9/site-packages/datasets/", line 763, in wrapper
                  for key, table in generate_tables_fn(**kwargs):
                File "/src/services/worker/.venv/lib/python3.9/site-packages/datasets/packaged_modules/text/", line 78, in _generate_tables
                  batch =
                File "/src/services/worker/.venv/lib/python3.9/site-packages/datasets/download/", line 372, in read_with_retries
                  out = read(*args, **kwargs)
                File "/usr/local/lib/python3.9/", line 322, in decode
                  (result, consumed) = self._buffer_decode(data, self.errors, final)
              UnicodeDecodeError: 'utf-8' codec can't decode byte 0xa4 in position 4: invalid start byte

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MediaSpeech Identifier: SLR108

Summary: French, Arabic, Turkish and Spanish media speech datasets

Category: Speech

License: dataset is distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

About this resource:

MediaSpeech is a dataset of French, Arabic, Turkish and Spanish media speech built with the purpose of testing Automated Speech Recognition (ASR) systems performance. The dataset contains 10 hours of speech for each language provided. The dataset consists of short speech segments automatically extracted from media videos available on YouTube and manually transcribed, with some pre- and post-processing.

Baseline models and wav version of the dataset can be found in the following git repository:

@misc{mediaspeech2021, title={MediaSpeech: Multilanguage ASR Benchmark and Dataset}, author={Rostislav Kolobov and Olga Okhapkina and Olga Omelchishina, Andrey Platunov and Roman Bedyakin and Vyacheslav Moshkin and Dmitry Menshikov and Nikolay Mikhaylovskiy}, year={2021}, eprint={2103.16193}, archivePrefix={arXiv}, primaryClass={eess.AS} }

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