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Minimum Edit Distance

The following interview was asked during a coding interview at Google:

Given two strings A and B, find the minimum number of steps required to convert A to B. (each operation is counted as 1 step.) You have the following 3 operations permitted on a word:

  • Insert a character
  • Delete a character
  • Replace a character

Here's a visual representation (source: iDeserve)


# Solve the problem here
# Test the solution here