running time estimate of -lm

ilya oparin ioparin at
Tue Nov 6 00:43:36 PST 2007


It's really worth using make-big-lm script (documented
in training-scripts section of the manual) for
training such huge models.


--- Alexy Khrabrov <deliverable at> wrote:

> I've launched ngram-count -order 2 -lm with a 1
> billion word corpus a  
> few days ago, and it's still going, after 4,600
> minutes of CPU time  
> (2.66 GHz Xeon 64-bit).  Originally it took about 8
> GB of RAM, then  
> decreased by about 25%, now is climbing back.  What
> is the overall  
> running time estimate of -lm without any other
> options?  Simple runs  
> for about 15 million words finished in about 15
> minutes.
> Cheers,
> Alexy

best regards,

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