In the fields of computational linguistics and probability, an n-gram is a contiguous sequence of n items from a given sequence of text or speech. The items can be phonemes, syllables, letters, words or base pairs according to the application. The n-grams typically are collected from a text or speech corpus.An n-gram of size 1 is referred to as a "unigram"; size 2 is a "bigram" (or, less commonly, a "digram"); size 3 is a "trigram". Larger sizes are sometimes referred to by the value of n, e.g., "four-gram", "five-gram", and so on.
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  • New Panda Update; New Panda Patent Application

    …. This was an interesting statement in the patent, and its significance wasn’t explained. What it might end up doing is adding a lot of phrases of a specific type to a page, if there are a lot of links pointing to that page using the same anchor text. These tokens might be broken down into groups of 1,2,3,4 or 5 tokens (words and punctuation) or n-grams…

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