The M-AILABS Speech Dataset

The M-AILABS Speech Dataset is the first large dataset that we are providing free-of-charge, freely usable as training data for speech recognition and speech synthesis. Most of the data is based on LibriVox and Project Gutenberg. The training data consist of nearly thousand hours of audio and the text-files in prepared format. A transcription is provided[…]

Preparing Training Data

One of the major tasks in training machine learning (if not the major-task) is preparing the training data. This is a tedious task that requires people who like repetitive work. Though it is tedious, it is (in our opinion) even more important than knowing which model to use, what software to write to train the system.


Keras2-based WaveNet published on GitHub

At Munich Artificial Intelligence Laboratories (M-AILABS), we experiment with a lot of technologies and methods. We also look for novel ways of doing things in the area of ML & AI.

One of my personal dreams is to have an AI-based solution that can “compose” music. And of course, it has to be music like the great Ludwig van. So, we started looking for some papers.