By Niklaus Wirth

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PROCEDURE Search(VAR p, s: ARRAY OF CHAR; m, n: INTEGER; VAR r: INTEGER); (*search for pattern p of length m in text s of length n; m <= Mmax*) (*if p is found, then r indicates the position in s, otherwise r = -1*) VAR i, j, k: INTEGER; d: ARRAY Mmax OF INTEGER; BEGIN j := 0; k := -1; d[0] := -1; (*compute d from p*) WHILE j < m-1 DO WHILE (k >= 0) & (p[j] # p[k]) DO k := d[k] END ; INC(j); INC(k); IF p[j] = p[k] THEN d[j] := d[k] ELSE d[j] := k END END ; i := 0; j := 0; k := 0; (*search p in s*) WHILE (j < m) & (i < n) DO WHILE (j >= 0) & (s[i] # p[j]) DO j := d[j] END ; INC(i); INC(j) END ; IF j = m THEN r := i-m ELSE r := -1 END END Search Analysis of KMP search.

Ds[i-1]. We now recall that dx is defined as the distance of the rightmost occurrence of x in the pattern from the end. This is formally expressed as Ak: M-dx ≤ k < M-1 : p k ≠ x Substituting si for x, we obtain Ah: M-ds[i-1] ≤ h < M-1 : si-1 ≠ ph Ah: 1 < h ≤ ds[i-1] : si-1 ≠ ph-M Ah: 1 < h ≤ ds[i-1] : ~P(i+h-M) The following program includes the presented, simplified Boyer-Moore strategy in a setting similar to that of the preceding KMP-search program. Note as a detail that a repeat statement is used in the inner loop, incrementing k and j before comparing s and p.

PROCEDURE StraightInsertion; VAR i, j: INTEGER; x: Item; BEGIN FOR i := 1 TO n-1 DO x := a[i]; j := i; WHILE (j > 0) & (x < a[j-1] DO a[j] := a[j-1]; DEC(j) END ; a[j] := x END END StraightInsertion Analysis of straight insertion. The number Ci of key comparisons in the i-th sift is at most i-1, at least 1, and -- assuming that all permutations of the n keys are equally probable -- i/2 in the average. The number Mi of moves (assignments of items) is Ci + 2 (including the sentinel). Therefore, the total numbers of comparisons and moves are Cmin = n-1 Cave = (n2 + n - 2)/4 Cmax = (n2 + n - 4)/4 Mmin = 3*(n-1) Mave = (n2 + 9n - 10)/4 Mmax = (n2 + 3n - 4)/2 The minimal numbers occur if the items are initially in order; the worst case occurs if the items are initially in reverse order.