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Re: Boyer Moore algorithm

by erix (Parson)
on Feb 10, 2014 at 18:11 UTC ( #1074295=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Boyer Moore algorithm

Download PostgreSQL, build a server, and follow a string search in the debugger, e.g. select position('xy' in 'abcxydef');

Hours of endless fun.

Boyer–Moore–Horspool is used in postgresql string searches.

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Re^2: Boyer Moore algorithm
by kennethk (Abbot) on Feb 10, 2014 at 18:20 UTC

    Right, but the OP also wanted straight Boyer Moore. For that, they should point their debugger at perl and follow a fixed-string search in a regular expresion: Peep hole Optimisation and Analysis

    Please, try and be thorough in the future ;)

    #11929 First ask yourself `How would I do this without a computer?' Then have the computer do it the same way.

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