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Inspired by this question on Suffix Trees, and the fabulous winning answer, I would hereby ask for a similar explanation of Myers' Fast Bit-Vector Algorithm for Approximate String Matching Based on Dynamic Programming.

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I am very wary of such questions. There are things "plain English" is not sufficient for. –  Raphael Dec 1 '12 at 14:31
    
The paper on Ukkonen's algorithm for building suffix trees in linear time is pretty complex too, but jogajapan managed to translate it to "plain English" beautifully. –  maasha Dec 1 '12 at 19:16
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