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Re^2: Searching for homophones and words that are similar

by afoken (Chancellor)
on Mar 22, 2023 at 17:10 UTC ( [id://11151128] : note . print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


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Soundex is a really bad algorithm except for mechanically (i.e. using sticks and cardboard) comparing short(!) names(!) commonly in use in the USA. See Re^2: Search for similar strings - to standardise for details.

Alexander

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