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- Subject: Fuzzy search
- From: "Jeff Wise" <jwise@...>
- Date: Fri, 4 Jan 2008 08:51:07 -0600
I'm merging data on what I will call a description field. Sometimes the
spelling of this description varies slightly. Here are some examples:
1. "Grounds and Maintenance" versus "Grounds & Maintenance"
2. "Lates Fees" versus "Late Fees"
I have two basic questions: (1) Where would I search the archives in case
someone has already asked a similar question? (2) Is there a "fuzzy search"
function/algorithm available which would show these strings as "close to
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