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Re^3: Comparing sets of phrases stored in a database?by BrowserUk (Pope)
|on Sep 30, 2012 at 21:18 UTC||Need Help??|
My actual set of phrases will conform to a corpus of roughly 15,000 existing items, so there are no typos, misspellings or synonyms involved.
Then, I would approach the problem this way.
You'd need a DB that supports bitstrings -- postgresql and mysql seem to -- and AND/XOR & popcount of bitstrings. I couldn't (from a quick look) see a popcount function, but (at least in the case of PgSQL), it should be a simple thing to add a PL/Perl function to do this using Perl's
Food for thought perhaps.
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