[SRILM User List] distance between two language models

L. Amber Wilcox-O'Hearn amber.wilcox.ohearn at gmail.com
Wed Mar 14 06:45:17 PDT 2012

On Tue, Mar 13, 2012 at 8:34 PM, John Dowding <john at dowding.net> wrote:
> I have an application where I need to create LMs for a large number of
> categories of text (thousands).
> I’ld like to be able to combine the LMs in cases where two (or more)
> categories are sufficiently similar.
> Does SRILM provide a way to compute the distance between two LMs?   Is there
> another approach I should consider?

I would use KL divergence, or a related measure.


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