Skullbash Skullbash - 1 year ago 82
Python Question

AttributeError: 'Recognizer' object has no attribute 'recognize'

I was trying the Speech Recognition module in Python (version 3.5) and have been getting the following error:

'AttributeError: 'Recognizer' object has no attribute 'recognize''

Here is the code I used.

import pyaudio
import speech_recognition as sr


with sr.Microphone() as source:

print("Speech was:" + r.recognize(audio))
except LookupError:
print('Speech not understood')

I found this code on Stack Overflow itself and also reading up the documentation from the Speech-Recognition module given here : however it is not executing in my system for some reason. I tried googling for a solution but could not find anyone with a similar kind of error.

I'd be grateful if someone could help me out with what is wrong here. Thanks in advance.

Answer Source

according to that documentation the Recognizer class don't have a method recognize and that is the meaning of the error you get, that come from

print("Speech was:" + r.recognize(audio))

here you are trying to call a method that don't exist, you have to use one of the several recognize_* method that the class offer instead, like recognize_google, recognize_wit, recognize_ibm or recognize_att

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