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Regular Expressions for Searching Multidimensional Data

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000020804D
Original Publication Date: 2003-Dec-15
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Dec-15

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Disclosed is an extension of traditional regular expressions for dealing with multidimensional arrays of character data. This extension allows a regular expression author to describe patterns in the data in their original form, and not in the resultant projection of the data into linear space.