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Re^2: Search for similar strings - to standardise

by educated_foo (Vicar)
on Oct 31, 2009 at 03:33 UTC ( #804260=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Search for similar strings - to standardise
in thread Search for similar strings - to standardise

Edit distance would be useful for comparison, but not so much for clustering strings with their common misspellings. For that, you might try n-grams (mentioned above) or locality-sensitive hashing (basically the same thing, but with gaps).
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