Regular expression

A sequence of characters that define a search pattern, string of text that allows to create patterns that help match, locate, and manage text, can also be used in text editors to find text within a file. Regular expressions can be coded in Java, Perl, .NET, PHP and other languages.

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First released 1950s
Developed by Stephen Cole Kleene

Interesting facts

In natural language processing “fuzzy” regular expressions can be used, meaning you get a close match.

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