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Speech Recognition in the News

Facebooks VoxPopuli Corpus
User: kmaclean
Date: 1/22/2021 3:46 pm
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Facebook to release huge multilingual corpus of unlabelled speech data (paper - pub date: Jan 2021):

VoxPopuli: A Large-Scale Multilingual Speech Corpus for Representation Learning, Semi-Supervised Learning and Interpretation

We introduce VoxPopuli, a large-scale multilingual corpus providing 100K hours of unlabelled speech data in 23 languages. It is the largest open data to date for unsupervised representation learning as well as semi-supervised learning. VoxPopuli also contains 1.8K hours of transcribed speeches in 16 languages and their aligned oral interpretations into 5 other languages totaling 5.1K hours. We provide speech recognition baselines and validate the versatility of VoxPopuli unlabelled data in semi-supervised learning under challenging out-of-domain settings. We will release the corpus at under an open license.

Re: Facebooks VoxPopuli Corpus
User: kmaclean
Date: 1/27/2021 1:13 pm
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See also Facbook's Libri-light project:

60K of unlabelled speech extracted and processed from LibriVox audiobooks...

(Github link)