[Pdx-pm] Encoding for fuzzy matching
Roderick A. Anderson
raanders at acm.org
Thu May 11 08:12:36 PDT 2006
David Wheeler wrote:
> On May 9, 2006, at 15:03, Rafael Almeria wrote:
>> Soundex may allow you to do a very fuzzy matching for text.
> And Text::LevenshteinXS is even better.
Looked promising but then fell through for what I need to do. I'm
beginning to think I'll have to CASS certify(/correct) the addresses and
then soundex ( or some other system ) encode each portion of the
address: number, [per-directional,] street, [post-drectional,] city,
state [, zip_postal, ] [country].
And writing this makes me think I have it all buggered up. Sort the
list from the database, and look for those that are similar to the
Thanks to all for the suggestions.
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