A practical algorithm to find the best episode patterns

Masahiro Hirao, Shunsuke Inenaga, Ayumi Shinohara, Masayuki Takeda, Setsuo Arikawa

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Episode pattern is a generalized concept of subsequence pattern where the length of substring containing the subsequence is bounded. Given two sets of strings, consider an optimization problem to find a best episode pattern that is common to one set but not common in the other set. The problem is known to be NP-hard. We give a practical algorithm to solve it exactly.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDiscovery Science - 4th International Conference, DS 2001, Proceedings
EditorsKlaus P. Jantke, Ayumi Shinohara
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)9783540429562
Publication statusPublished - 2001
Event4th International Conference on Discovery Science, DS 2001 - Washington, United States
Duration: Nov 25 2001Nov 28 2001

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
ISSN (Print)0302-9743
ISSN (Electronic)1611-3349


Other4th International Conference on Discovery Science, DS 2001
Country/TerritoryUnited States

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Computer Science(all)


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