Mensa

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Mensa

https://github.com/dell-oss/Mensa
Java implementation of the Aho-Corasick efficient string matching state machine

Mensa is a generic, flexible, enhanced, and efficient free software Java implementation of a pattern matching state machine as described by the 1975 paper by Alfred V. Aho and Margaret J. Corasick: _Efficient string matching: An aid to bibliographic search_. This implementation is

  • generic in that it can be used to match any type of symbols as defined by the Java template type S — e.g., it is possible to create a machine to match bytes, characters, integers, gene sequences, bit sequences, etc.;
  • flexible in that the architecture allows for granular extension, customization, or replacement of framework components;
  • enhanced in that it supports a number of useful extension not addressed in the original paper, such as whole-word matching, case-sensitivity controls, fuzzy whitespace matching, fuzzy punctuation matching, incremental matching (i.e., iterators), matching event listeners, etc.; and
  • efficient in that it performs well in terms of both time and resource usages on very large (~million term) keyword sets.

Documentation

See: https://github.com/dell-oss/Mensa/wiki





Licensing

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Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
F. Andy Seidl Author


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Java developersDeveloperhttps://github.com/dell-oss/Mensa/wiki
Ruby (Ref)https://rubygems.org/gems/mensa


Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 30 March 2018.



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