[developers] What is the most memory consumed by a parse reranking process on the logon tree?

Francis Bond fcbond at gmail.com
Tue Feb 24 06:07:57 CET 2009


2009/2/24 Bill McNeill (UW) <billmcn at u.washington.edu>:
> I'm trying to run the parse reranking scripts for English as described here
> (http://wiki.delph-in.net/moin/LogonModeling).  Various jobs keep dying with
> out of memory errors.  What is the largest amount of RAM one of these
> processes is going to consume?

On a similar process for Japanese we would occasionally run out of
memory on an 8GB machine (when doing the EM step).  On a 32GB machine
we had no problems.
The feature caching I would expect to need up to 4GB at least.

Francis Bond <http://www2.nict.go.jp/x/x161/en/member/bond/>
NICT Language Infrastructure Group

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