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Interview Question

Software Engineer Interview Seattle, WA

You are to write a spell checker. Discuss the API, Data

  Structures and Algorithms.
data structures, programming, algorithm, api, spell checker

Interview Answer

3 Answers


Did not know the answer but worked through the answer interactively with the interviewer. This was during a phone interview. Did not get the full solution, but still got accepted for the site visit.

Interview Candidate on Apr 28, 2009

two parallel approaches are needed:

sounds like (mapping)
single typo (search by character)

uffe hellum on Jun 9, 2009

This person is a product leader at Amazon who may be able to give you some good advice. Good luck!

Anonymous on Aug 20, 2019

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