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High-performance string search using differences between frequencies with which characters are generally used.

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000013060D
Original Publication Date: 2000-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-12

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Disclosed is a algorithm for high-performance string search using the differences between the frequencies with which characters are generally used in a language. "String search" means investigating if there is a coincident part with a string, "pattern", in a long string, "text". In addition, it returns the location of the part if there. A general algorithm for string search is as follows: