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Fuzzy text matching... againby kiz (Monk)
|on Jan 07, 2010 at 12:15 UTC||Need Help??|
kiz has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:
I'm looking to do Fuzzy matching on text, and struggling to come up with a sensible solution.
I'm always comparing 2 strings, so Levenshtein distances are a possible, however as String::Approximate points out "If you want to compare things like text or source code, consisting of words or tokens and phrases and sentences, or expressions and statements, you should probably use some other tool than String::Approx"Here are some examples of text:
Thoughts, opinons, suggestions greatfully sought....
(I don't think Text::Soundex will help either... :sad:)
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