word string


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a linear sequence of words as spoken or written

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Processing the word string from left to right, PubMed searched on the subject heading (MeSH term) that most closely matched each word or phrase entered, plus performed a text word search for every occurrence of the word(s) in the database.
Next, I introduced of definitions based on the work of Roig (1997 & 1999) and Howard (1995) of plagiarism or patchwriting, which included: l) word strings, lifting exact phrases from the original consisting of five-to-nine words or more 2) substitutions, replacing original words with synonyms 3) additions, introducing one to four words to the original 4) deletions, eliminating one to four words from the original and 5) reversals, reversing the sentence structure and/or word structure.
I developed the measures used for plagiarism in the current study based on previous research (Roig, 1997 & 1999) consisting of the following averaged measures: 1) word strings, that is lifting exact phrases consisting of five-to-nine words from the original 2) substitutions, modifying the original text by using one to two synonyms; 3) additions, including one-to- two new words to the original 4) deletions, eliminating one-to-four words from the original; and, 5) reversals, rearranging sentence order or interchanging phrases.
For the difficult passage, in contrast, the training group produced significantly less word strings, substitutions, additions, deletions, and reversals than the control (see Table 1).
Results regarding word strings did not differ (t < 1).
First, the low frequency of word strings is inconsistent with previous research (Roig, 1997, 1999) indicating that students are indeed modifying the original--albeit patchwriting--perhaps explaining the similarity of confidence scores.
Then the strategy would simply be to apply the creative use of punctuation and the free substitution of homophones to the resulting word strings in an effort to them into sentences which at least achieved the relaxed syntactical standards described above.
Dictionary attacks use randomly generated letter and word strings in message addresses sent out by the millions in an effort to stumble on valid addresses.
It is far too common for translators not to consider the intended order in word strings such as these.