model card
language: "en"
- Attention
- Tranformer
- pytorch
license: "apache-2.0"
- librispeech
- wer
- cer
# CRDNN with CTC/Attention and RNNLM trained on LibriSpeech
This repository provides all the necessary tools to perform automatic speech
recognition from an end-to-end system pretrained on LibriSpeech (EN) within
SpeechBrain. For a better experience we encourage you to learn more about
[SpeechBrain](https://speechbrain.github.io). The given ASR model performance are:
| Release | Test clean WER | Test other WER | GPUs |
| 05-03-21 | 2.90 | 8.51 | 1xV100 16GB |
## Pipeline description
This ASR system is composed with 3 different but linked blocks:
1. Tokenizer (unigram) that transforms words into subword units and trained with
the train transcriptions of LibriSpeech.
2. Neural language model (Transformer LM) trained on the full 10M words dataset.
3. Acoustic model (CRDNN + CTC/Attention). The CRDNN architecture is made of
N blocks of convolutional neural networks with normalisation and pooling on the
frequency domain. Then, a bidirectional LSTM with projection layers is connected
to a final DNN to obtain the final acoustic representation that is given to
the CTC and attention decoders.
## Intended uses & limitations
This model has been primilarly developed to be run within SpeechBrain as a pretrained ASR model
for the english language. Thanks to the flexibility of SpeechBrain, any of the 3 blocks
detailed above can be extracted and connected to you custom pipeline as long as SpeechBrain is
## Install SpeechBrain
First of all, please install SpeechBrain with the following command:
pip install \\we hide ! SpeechBrain is still private :p
Please notice that we encourage you to read our tutorials and learn more about
### Transcribing your own audio files
from speechbrain.pretrained import EncoderDecoderASR
asr_model = EncoderDecoderASR.from_hparams(source="speechbrain/asr-crdnn-transformerlm-librispeech")
#### Referencing SpeechBrain
author = {Ravanelli, Mirco and Parcollet, Titouan and Rouhe, Aku and Plantinga, Peter and Rastorgueva, Elena and Lugosch, Loren and Dawalatabad, Nauman and Ju-Chieh, Chou and Heba, Abdel and Grondin, Francois and Aris, William and Liao, Chien-Feng and Cornell, Samuele and Yeh, Sung-Lin and Na, Hwidong and Gao, Yan and Fu, Szu-Wei and Subakan, Cem and De Mori, Renato and Bengio, Yoshua },
title = {SpeechBrain},
year = {2021},
publisher = {GitHub},
journal = {GitHub repository},
howpublished = {\url{https://github.com/speechbrain/speechbrain}},