1.7.8 Longest Common Substring

Problem Input | Problem Output

INPUT                    OUTPUT

Input Description: A set S of strings S_1,...,S_n .

Problem: What is the longest string c such that for each S_i , 1 \leq i \leq n , the characters of c appear as a scattered subsequence of S_i ?


  • CAP -- Contig Assembly Program (C) (rating 8)
  • Combinatorica (Mathematica) (rating 2)

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