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Verifying Candidate Matches in Sparse and Wildcard Matching

Cole, Richard and Hariharan, Ramesh (2002) Verifying Candidate Matches in Sparse and Wildcard Matching. In: 34th Annual ACM Symposium on Theory of Computing, May 19 - 21, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, pp. 592-601.

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Abstract

This paper obtains the following results on pattern matching problems in which the text has length n and the pattern has length m. * An O(nlog m) time deterministic algorithm for the String Matching with Wildcards problems, even when the alphabet is large. * An $O(klog^2 m)$ time Las Vegas algorithm for the Sparse String Matching with Wildcards problem, where k«n is the number of non-zeros in the text. We also give Las Vegas algorithms for the higher dimensional version of this problem. * As an application of the above, an O(nlog2 m) time Las Vegas algorithm for the Subset Matching and Tree Pattern Matching problems, and a Las Vegas algorithm for the Geometric Pattern Matching problem. * Finally, an $O(nlog^2 m)$ time deterministic algorithm for Subset Matching and Tree Pattern Matching.

Item Type: Conference Proceedings
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to ACM.
Department/Centre: Division of Electrical Sciences > Computer Science & Automation (Formerly, School of Automation)
Date Deposited: 21 Jul 2008
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 04:47
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/15120

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