# Table 2 q-gram profiles of strings $$x_1$$, $$x_2$$, $$y_1$$, and $$y_2$$; q-gram distance between $$x_1$$ and $$y_1$$; and q-gram distance between $$x_2$$ and $$y_2$$, giving $$D_{\beta ,q}(x, y) = 8$$
 (a) $$G_q(x_1)$$ $$\texttt {AAA}$$ 0 $$\texttt {AGC}$$ 0 $$\texttt {AGT}$$ 0 $$\texttt {CCC}$$ 0 $$\texttt {CTA}$$ 0 $$\texttt {GAG}$$ 1 $$\texttt {GCG}$$ 0 $$\texttt {GGA}$$ 1 $$\texttt {GGG}$$ 0 $$\texttt {GTC}$$ 0 $$\texttt {TAG}$$ 0 $$\texttt {TCT}$$ 0 $$\texttt {TTC}$$ 0 $$\texttt {TTT}$$ 0 (b) $$G_q(y_1)$$ $$\texttt {AAA}$$ 0 $$\texttt {AGC}$$ 0 $$\texttt {AGT}$$ 0 $$\texttt {CCC}$$ 0 $$\texttt {CTA}$$ 0 $$\texttt {GAG}$$ 0 $$\texttt {GCG}$$ 0 $$\texttt {GGA}$$ 0 $$\texttt {GGG}$$ 0 $$\texttt {GTC}$$ 0 $$\texttt {TAG}$$ 0 $$\texttt {TCT}$$ 1 $$\texttt {TTC}$$ 1 $$\texttt {TTT}$$ 0 (c) $$D_{q}(x_1, y_1)$$ $$\texttt {AAA}$$ 0 $$\texttt {AGC}$$ 0 $$\texttt {AGT}$$ 0 $$\texttt {CCC}$$ 0 $$\texttt {CTA}$$ 0 $$\texttt {GAG}$$ 1 $$\texttt {GCG}$$ 0 $$\texttt {GGA}$$ 1 $$\texttt {GGG}$$ 0 $$\texttt {GTC}$$ 0 $$\texttt {TAG}$$ 0 $$\texttt {TCT}$$ 1 $$\texttt {TTC}$$ 1 $$\texttt {TTT}$$ 0 (d) $$G_q(x_2)$$ $$\texttt {AAA}$$ 0 $$\texttt {AGC}$$ 0 $$\texttt {AGT}$$ 0 $$\texttt {CCC}$$ 0 $$\texttt {CTA}$$ 1 $$\texttt {GAG}$$ 0 $$\texttt {GCG}$$ 0 $$\texttt {GGA}$$ 0 $$\texttt {GGG}$$ 0 $$\texttt {GTC}$$ 0 $$\texttt {TAG}$$ 0 $$\texttt {TCT}$$ 1 $$\texttt {TTC}$$ 0 $$\texttt {TTT}$$ 0 (e) $$G_q(y_2)$$ $$\texttt {AAA}$$ 0 $$\texttt {AGC}$$ 1 $$\texttt {AGT}$$ 0 $$\texttt {CCC}$$ 0 $$\texttt {CTA}$$ 0 $$\texttt {GAG}$$ 0 $$\texttt {GCG}$$ 1 $$\texttt {GGA}$$ 0 $$\texttt {GGG}$$ 0 $$\texttt {GTC}$$ 0 $$\texttt {TAG}$$ 0 $$\texttt {TCT}$$ 0 $$\texttt {TTC}$$ 0 $$\texttt {TTT}$$ 0 (f) $$D_{q}(x_2, y_2)$$ $$\texttt {AAA}$$ 0 $$\texttt {AGC}$$ 1 $$\texttt {AGT}$$ 0 $$\texttt {CCC}$$ 0 $$\texttt {CTA}$$ 1 $$\texttt {GAG}$$ 0 $$\texttt {GCG}$$ 1 $$\texttt {GGA}$$ 0 $$\texttt {GGG}$$ 0 $$\texttt {GTC}$$ 0 $$\texttt {TAG}$$ 0 $$\texttt {TCT}$$ 1 $$\texttt {TTC}$$ 0 $$\texttt {TTT}$$ 0