[R] string edit distance
tobias.verbeke at gmail.com
Sat Apr 7 22:14:15 CEST 2007
Thomas Hills wrote:
> I have a column of words, for example
> and I am interested in creating a matrix that contains the string
> edit distances between each pair of words. I am this close -> ' '
> <- to writing the algorithm myself (which will allow for different
> variations on the string edit rules, indels, plus or minus
> transpositions, and possibly some variations on that), but I figured
> I'd see if anyone on the list has any experience with this and might
> already have some shoulders for me to stand on.
for some R code which might be useful.
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