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Linear-Time Text Compression by Longest-First Substitution
AbstractWe consider grammar-based text compression with longest first substitution (LFS), where non-overlapping occurrences of a longest repeating factor of the input text are replaced by a new non-terminal symbol. We present the first linear-time algorithm for LFS. Our algorithm employs a new data structure called sparse lazy suffix trees. We also deal with a more sophisticated version of LFS, called LFS2, that allows better compression. The first linear-time algorithm for LFS2 is also presented.
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Nakamura, R.; Inenaga, S.; Bannai, H.; Funamoto, T.; Takeda, M.; Shinohara, A. Linear-Time Text Compression by Longest-First Substitution. Algorithms 2009, 2, 1429-1448.View more citation formats
Nakamura R, Inenaga S, Bannai H, Funamoto T, Takeda M, Shinohara A. Linear-Time Text Compression by Longest-First Substitution. Algorithms. 2009; 2(4):1429-1448.Chicago/Turabian Style
Nakamura, Ryosuke; Inenaga, Shunsuke; Bannai, Hideo; Funamoto, Takashi; Takeda, Masayuki; Shinohara, Ayumi. 2009. "Linear-Time Text Compression by Longest-First Substitution." Algorithms 2, no. 4: 1429-1448.