Programming by example, text compression, machine learning, data mining, digital libraries, interactive systems.
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Bainbridge, David, Craig G. Nevill-Manning, Ian H. Witten, Lloyd A. Smith, Rodger J. McNab (1999) “Towards a digital library of popular music.” Proc Fourth ACM Conference on Digital Libraries,161-169, Berkley, CA.
Nevill-Manning, Craig G., Ian H. Witten (1997) “Identifying hierarchical structure in sequences: a linear-time algorithm.” Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research 7, 67-82.