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Vijay
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Re: how to find the maximum repetitions in string
Posted:
Jul 28, 2012 8:02 PM


dpb <none@non.net> wrote in message <jv1mb2$i3n$1@speranza.aioe.org>... > On 7/28/2012 4:18 PM, vj wrote: > > hi, > > I have a string inside a cell as follows, > > for n=1:7 > > database{1,n}='vijay'; > > end > > for n=8:11 > > database{1,n}='someone'; > > end > > > > If the contents are known, > > sum(strfind(database,'vijay')>0) > > is the count > > If not, will have to iterate to find the values  unique() would be > good here but it doesn't have a built in parallel for strings that I can > think of ... an auxiliary hash value would be good for that purpose... > > 
Thank you so much!! It helped!



