chapter  10
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Line notation systems and compression

Line notation systems are used as a linear notation system to specify sub-structural patterns and structural patterns on chemical molecules (Wikipedia, ‘Smiles arbitrary target specification’, 2013: 1 and Wikipedia, ‘Simplified molecular-input line-entry system’, 2013: 1). Two systems are used by various chemical organizations: SMILES – Simplified Molecular-Input Line-Entry System and SMARTS – Smiles Arbitrary Target Specification (Wikipedia, ‘Smiles...’, 2013: 1 and Wikipedia, ‘Simplified..’, 2013: 1).