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Very fast C# implementation of Aho Corasick algorithm based on Double Array Trie: efficient text search of many substrings with O(n) complexity.

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  • very fast: can be used for efficient substring search of thousands keywords with O(n) complexity.
  • trie represented with double array approach to minimize memory usage
  • automata state can be effectively saved/loaded to binary stream (say, file)
  • supports case-insensitive search

How to use

// note: keywords may be provided as enumeration of KeyValuePair
var keywords = new Dictionary<string,int>() {
  {"are", 1},
  {"is", 1},
  {"he", 2},
  {"she", 2},
  {"it", 2},
  {"we", 2}
var matcher = new AhoCorasickDoubleArrayTrie<int>( keywords );
var text = "we are all champions";
matcher.ParseText(text, (hit) => {
	Console.WriteLine("Matched: {0} = {1}", text.Substring(hit.Begin, hit.Length), hit.Value );


Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (see LICENSE file).

This C# implementation is a port of hankcs's (java) that were licensed under the Apache 2.0 License (see Copyright 2017-2019 Vitaliy Fedorchenko (port to C#, improvements) and contributors

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