A New Approach to Determinisation Using Bit-Parallelism

  • Jan Šupol
  • Bořivoj Melichar
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4281)


We present a new approach to the determinisation process of specified types of automata using bit-parallel algorithms. We present the determinisation of nondeterministic pattern matching automata (PMA) for approximate pattern matching and we introduce the determinisation of suffix automata. This new approach speeds the determinisation up to m times, where m is the length of the pattern searched by PMA, or accepted by the suffix automaton, respectively.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jan Šupol
    • 1
  • Bořivoj Melichar
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Faculty of Electrical EngineeringCzech Technical University in PraguePrague 2

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