Regular expression and associated functions in R

When working with strings regular expressions are an extremely powerful tool to look for specific patterns in the strings. In informatics a string is several characters put together, this can be words, sentences, or DNA code. Regular expression were developed in the fifties (thanks to Jeff Newmiller comment) by computer scientists (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Regular_expression) and I discovered … Continue reading Regular expression and associated functions in R

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