Based on DP Longest Common Subsequence

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    public int longestPalindromeSubseq(String s) {
    	if(s == null || s.equals("")) return 0;
    	String t = new StringBuilder(s).reverse().toString();
    	int[][] dp = new int[s.length()+1][t.length()+1];
    	for(int i = 1; i <= s.length(); i++){
    		for(int j = 1; j <= t.length(); j++){
    			dp[i][j] = s.charAt(i-1) == t.charAt(j-1) ? dp[i-1][j-1]+1 : Math.max(dp[i][j-1], dp[i-1][j]);
    	return dp[s.length()][t.length()];

    What we're looking for is the longest common subsequence between a string and its reverse, that's what a palindromic subsequence is. Got this idea based on the Delete Operation for Two Strings problem. Time and Space O(n^2), runs in 79 ms, not the most impressive runtime, but I think it's a bit easier to understand than trying to combine the DP subsequence problem with the DP longest palindrome substring problem.

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