On Mon, Dec 3, 2012 at 4:31 PM, Alexander Korotkov <aekorot...@gmail.com>wrote:
> Actually, I generally dislike path matrix for same reasons. But: > 1) Output graphs could contain trigrams which are completely useless for > search. For example, for regex /(abcdefgh)*ijk/ we need only "ijk" trigram > while graph would contain much more.Path matrix is a method to get rid of > all of them. > 2) If we use color trigrams then we need some criteria for which color > trigrams to expand into trigrams. Simultaneously, we shouldn't allow path > from initial state to the final by unexpanded trigrams. It seems much > harder to do with graph than with matrix. > Now, I have an idea about doing some not comprehensive but simple and fast simplification of graph. I'm doing experiments now. In case of success we could get rid of path matrix. ------ With best regards, Alexander Korotkov.