# Category: String

## Rolling Hash

Summary Rolling hash is a common technique to compare if two substrings are equal or not. Given O(n) preprocessing time, the comparison becomes O(1) at the best case. OJ Details We use two large coprime numbers for base and for mod. We use a polynomial to calculate the hash value. Typical values are and …

## Built-in C++ String Functions

This post contains some useful functions in the standard library which simplify your codes regarding string processing. std::rotate* Performs a left rotation on a range of elements. Specifically, std::rotate swaps the elements in the range [first, last) in such a way that the element n_first becomes the first element of the new range and n_first…

## KMP

Summary In this post, I will introduce some problems related to KMP. OJ Details Pi is the length of the longest prefix of substring , such that this prefix is also the suffix of . Note that this prefix excludes itself. By the definition, we have . For example, we have, Please refer…