Prague Stringology Conference 2010

Domenico Cantone, Salvatore Cristofaro and Simone Faro

A Space-Efficient Implementation of the Good-Suffix Heuristic

Abstract:
We present an efficient variation of the good-suffix heuristic, firstly introduced in the well-known Boyer-Moore algorithm for the exact string matching problem. Our proposed variant uses only constant space, retaining much the same time efficiency of the original rule, as shown by extensive experimentation.

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