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  - ASR
  - CTC
  - Attention
  - Transformer
  - 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. The given ASR model performance are:

Release Test clean WER Test other WER GPUs
05-03-21 2.46 5.86 2xV100 32GB

Pipeline description

This ASR system is composed of 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 made of a transformer encoder and a joint decoder with CTC + transformer. Hence, the decoding also incorporates the CTC probabilities.

Intended uses & limitations

This model has been primarily 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 your custom pipeline as long as SpeechBrain is installed.

Install SpeechBrain

First of all, please install SpeechBrain with the following command:

pip install speechbrain

Please notice that we encourage you to read our tutorials and learn more about SpeechBrain.

Transcribing your own audio files (in English)

from speechbrain.pretrained import TransformerASR

asr_model = TransformerASR.from_hparams(source="speechbrain/asr-transformer-transformerlm-librispeech", savedir="pretrained_models/asr-transformer-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}},