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Answer: How do I find the percentage of similarity between strings?

by The Mad Hatter (Priest)
on Apr 07, 2003 at 22:31 UTC ( #248754=categorized answer: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Q&A > strings > How do I find the percentage of similarity between strings? - Answer contributed by The Mad Hatter

String::Approx is good as someone else said. So is Text::Levenshtein. With the values you can get from both modules, you should be able to do some math to get a percentage.

You might also want to read Levenshtein distance: calculating similarity of strings.

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