Compressed Suffix Trees for Repetitive Texts

  • Andrés Abeliuk
  • Gonzalo Navarro
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7608)


We design a new compressed suffix tree specifically tailored to highly repetitive text collections. This is particularly useful for sequence analysis on large collections of genomes of the close species. We build on an existing compressed suffix tree that applies statistical compression, and modify it so that it works on the grammar-compressed version of the longest common prefix array, whose differential version inherits much of the repetitiveness of the text.


Compression Method Text Collection Lower Common Ancestor Statistical Compressibility Range Minimum Query 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrés Abeliuk
    • 1
    • 2
  • Gonzalo Navarro
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of ChileChile
  2. 2.Instituto de Filosofía y Ciencias de la Complejidad, IFICCUniversity of ChileChile

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