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Facebook Wav2vec-U for Unsupervised Speech Recognition

Jayanaka Wijethunga
Technical Writer
・1 min read

Speech recognition is a significant application of Natural Language Processing. But, it should not advantage only for people who are fluent in one of the world’s most widely spoken languages. One way to expand access to these NLP applications is reducing the dependence on annotated data.

Few weeks ago Facebook announced that it developed an AI model using wav2vec Unsupervised (wav2vec-U). This is a way to build speech recognition systems that require… read more

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