# PHP Program for Rabin-Karp Algorithm for Pattern Searching

• Last Updated : 11 Dec, 2018
Given a text txt[0..n-1] and a pattern pat[0..m-1], write a function search(char pat[], char txt[]) that prints all occurrences of pat[] in txt[]. You may assume that n > m.

Examples:

```Input:  txt[] = "THIS IS A TEST TEXT"
pat[] = "TEST"
Output: Pattern found at index 10

Input:  txt[] =  "AABAACAADAABAABA"
pat[] =  "AABA"
Output: Pattern found at index 0
Pattern found at index 9
Pattern found at index 12

```

The Naive String Matching algorithm slides the pattern one by one. After each slide, it one by one checks characters at the current shift and if all characters match then prints the match.
Like the Naive Algorithm, Rabin-Karp algorithm also slides the pattern one by one. But unlike the Naive algorithm, Rabin Karp algorithm matches the hash value of the pattern with the hash value of current substring of text, and if the hash values match then only it starts matching individual characters. So Rabin Karp algorithm needs to calculate hash values for following strings.

1) Pattern itself.
2) All the substrings of text of length m.

## PHP

 ` pattern``   ``txt -> text``   ``q -> A prime number``*/``function` `search(``\$pat``, ``\$txt``, ``\$q``)``{``    ``\$M` `= ``strlen``(``\$pat``);``    ``\$N` `= ``strlen``(``\$txt``);``    ``\$i``; ``\$j``;``    ``\$p` `= 0; ``// hash value ``            ``// for pattern``    ``\$t` `= 0; ``// hash value ``            ``// for txt``    ``\$h` `= 1;``    ``\$d` `=1;`` ` `    ``// The value of h would``    ``// be "pow(d, M-1)%q"``    ``for` `(``\$i` `= 0; ``\$i` `< ``\$M` `- 1; ``\$i``++)``        ``\$h` `= (``\$h` `* ``\$d``) % ``\$q``;`` ` `    ``// Calculate the hash value``    ``// of pattern and first``    ``// window of text``    ``for` `(``\$i` `= 0; ``\$i` `< ``\$M``; ``\$i``++)``    ``{``        ``\$p` `= (``\$d` `* ``\$p` `+ ``\$pat``[``\$i``]) % ``\$q``;``        ``\$t` `= (``\$d` `* ``\$t` `+ ``\$txt``[``\$i``]) % ``\$q``;``    ``}`` ` `    ``// Slide the pattern over``    ``// text one by one``    ``for` `(``\$i` `= 0; ``\$i` `<= ``\$N` `- ``\$M``; ``\$i``++)``    ``{`` ` `        ``// Check the hash values of ``        ``// current window of text``        ``// and pattern. If the hash``        ``// values match then only``        ``// check for characters on``        ``// by one``        ``if` `(``\$p` `== ``\$t``)``        ``{``            ``// Check for characters``            ``// one by one``            ``for` `(``\$j` `= 0; ``\$j` `< ``\$M``; ``\$j``++)``            ``{``                ``if` `(``\$txt``[``\$i` `+ ``\$j``] != ``\$pat``[``\$j``])``                    ``break``;``            ``}`` ` `            ``// if p == t and pat[0...M-1] = ``            ``// txt[i, i+1, ...i+M-1]``            ``if` `(``\$j` `== ``\$M``)``                ``echo` `"Pattern found at index "``,``                                      ``\$i``, ``"\n"``;``        ``}`` ` `        ``// Calculate hash value for ``        ``// next window of text: ``        ``// Remove leading digit,``        ``// add trailing digit``        ``if` `(``\$i` `< ``\$N` `- ``\$M``)``        ``{``            ``\$t` `= (``\$d` `* (``\$t` `- ``\$txt``[``\$i``] * ``                        ``\$h``) + ``\$txt``[``\$i` `+ ``                             ``\$M``]) % ``\$q``;`` ` `            ``// We might get negative ``            ``// value of t, converting``            ``// it to positive``            ``if` `(``\$t` `< 0)``            ``\$t` `= (``\$t` `+ ``\$q``);``        ``}``    ``}``}`` ` `// Driver Code``\$txt` `= ``"GEEKS FOR GEEKS"``;``\$pat` `= ``"GEEK"``;``\$q` `= 101; ``// A prime number``search(``\$pat``, ``\$txt``, ``\$q``);`` ` `// This code is contributed``// by ajit``?>`

Output:

```Pattern found at index 0
Pattern found at index 10
```

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