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Re: [xsl] Word Ladders as an example of a "Find shortest path between two nodes in a graph" problem

Subject: Re: [xsl] Word Ladders as an example of a "Find shortest path between two nodes in a graph" problem
From: Wolfgang Laun <wolfgang.laun@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2012 10:38:12 +0100

Google might find others.

If s.o. encourages me I can mail the 4-word to this mailing list, or
Dimitre can add it to his blog?

For heavier duty there's
but this requires some effort to unravel as it provides stems and
encoded prefixes and suffixes. I played with the German version, but
not in XSLT ;-)


On 27/11/2012, Michel Hendriksen <michel.hendriksen@xxxxx> wrote:
> Very nice! Where did you get your dictionary? Would be interesting to
> play around with this.
> Michel
> On Tue, Nov 27, 2012 at 6:08 AM, Dimitre Novatchev <dnovatchev@xxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
>> Dear XSLT professionals,
>> In case you are interested in solving the Word Ladders problem first
>> formulated by Lewis Carroll, or just in an XSLT solution of the "Find
>> shortest path in graph" problem, you might be interested to have a
>> look at the implementation in my latest blog post:
>> http://dnovatchev.wordpress.com/2012/11/26/word-ladders-or-how-to-go-from-angry-to-happy-in-20-steps/
>> Any feedback about this implementation and suggestions for further
>> optimization are welcome.
>> --
>> Cheers,
>> Dimitre Novatchev
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