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Re: Fuzzy matching of text strings

by qq (Hermit)
on Dec 14, 2005 at 16:24 UTC ( #516683=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Fuzzy matching of text strings

The String::Approx way may not work well for addresses. You could attempt to normalize them before doing a comparison: eg with Geo::StreetAddress::US or the like.

I've never actually tried this, and I can imagine its not always straightforward. But you might end up with better data.

update:typo and removed redundant sentance.

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