Takashi Yokomori (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Satoshi Kobayashi (email@example.com)
Department of Computer Science and Information Mathematics
University of Electro-Communications
1-5-1 Chofugaoka, Chofu, Tokyo 182, JAPAN
Tel.: +81-424-83-2161 ex.4375, Fax.: +81-424-82-3055
We propose a simple string similarity measure and apply it to the problem of DNA sequence analysis, more specifically, to the problem of analysing molecular evolution. This measure is based on a "local feature" that was motivated from a theoretical characterization on DNA splicing sequences.