Definition: Find the shortest string that contains two or more strings as substrings.
See also shortest common supersequence, longest common substring.
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Paul E. Black, "shortest common superstring", in Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [online], Vreda Pieterse and Paul E. Black, eds. 2 September 2014. (accessed TODAY) Available from: http://www.nist.gov/dads/HTML/shortestCommonSuperstring.html