Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
go ahead... be a heretic

Re: Re: Depth First Search and Boggle

by Sifmole (Chaplain)
on Aug 15, 2002 at 17:07 UTC ( #190459=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Depth First Search and Boggle
in thread Depth First Search and Boggle

It would be even better if there was a way to make it do plurals.

Replies are listed 'Best First'.
Re: Depth First Search and Boggle
by Abigail-II (Bishop) on Aug 15, 2002 at 17:23 UTC
    Either use a dictionary that already has plurals in it, or use the following preprocess function:
    use Lingua::EN::Inflect qw /PL/; sub preprocess { my $file = shift; open my $fh => $file or die "Failed to open $file: $!\n"; local $_; LINE: while (<$fh>) { chomp; $_ = lc; next if /[^a-z]/; WORD: foreach ($_, PL ($_)) { $valid {$_} = 1; while (length) { next WORD if $prefix {$_} ++; chop; } } } }

Log In?

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://190459]
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others surveying the Monastery: (13)
As of 2016-10-24 16:46 GMT
Find Nodes?
    Voting Booth?
    How many different varieties (color, size, etc) of socks do you have in your sock drawer?

    Results (309 votes). Check out past polls.