About these proceedings
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 19th International Symposium on String Processing and Information Retrieval, SPIRE 2012, held in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, in October 2012. The 26 full papers, 13 short papers, and 3 keynote speeches were carefully reviewed and selected from 81 submissions. The following topics are covered: fundamentals algorithms in string processing and information retrieval; SP and IR techniques as applied to areas such as computational biology, DNA sequencing, and Web mining.
Main fields: I13022, I18040, I24067, I15033, I24040, I16021 heterogeneous data clustering microblogs semantic representation wisdom of crowds