[Haskell-cafe] Optimizing a title matcher

Johan Tibell johan.tibell at gmail.com
Wed Sep 27 03:36:51 EDT 2006

On 9/27/06, Lyle Kopnicky <lists at qseep.net> wrote:
> Hi folks,
> It turns out Haskell is vindicated. It's my algorithm that was slow. As
> Robert Dockins pointed out, the double nested loop is just going to take
> a long time.
> As evidence, it turns out my C++ version is just as slow as the Haskell
> version.
> So, I'm going to go back to Haskell, but be more selective about which
> titles from the reference table I choose to match against, for any given
> import title.
> Thanks,
> Lyle
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I have no idea if this helps but perhaps a Directed Acyclic Word
Graphs (DAWG) could be useful? It can be used for prefix matching for

- Johan

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