N-Gram models

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterAcademicpeer-review

138 Downloads (Pure)


In language modeling, n-gram models are probabilistic models of text that use some limited amount of history, or word dependencies, where n refers to the number of words that participate in the dependence relation.
Original languageUndefined
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Database Systems
EditorsLing Liu, M. Tamer Özsu
Place of PublicationNew York
Number of pages1
ISBN (Print)978-1-4899-7993-3
Publication statusPublished - 2017

Publication series

PublisherSpringer Verlag


  • IR-104508
  • EWI-27811

Cite this

Hiemstra, D. (2017). N-Gram models. In L. Liu, & M. Tamer Özsu (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Database Systems New York: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4899-7993-3_935-2