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Algorithms, Fourth Edition by Kevin Wayne, Robert Sedgewick

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Five. Strings

We communicate by exchanging strings of characters. Accordingly, numerous important and familiar applications are based on processing strings. In this chapter, we consider classic algorithms for addressing the underlying computational challenges surrounding applications such as the following:

Information processing

When you search for web pages containing a given keyword, you are using a string-processing application. In the modern world, virtually all information is encoded as a sequence of strings, and the applications that process it are string-processing applications of crucial importance.

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