Approximate Periods with Levenshtein Distance

  • Martin Šimůnek
  • Bořivoj Melichar
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5148)


We present a new algorithm deciding for strings t and w whether w is an approximate generator of t with Levenshtein distance at most k. The algorithm is based on finite state transducers.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin Šimůnek
    • 1
  • Bořivoj Melichar
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringCzech Technical University in PragueCzech Republic

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