stringdist: Approximate String Matching and String Distance Functions
Implements an approximate string matching version of R's native
'match' function. Can calculate various string distances based on edits
(Damerau-Levenshtein, Hamming, Levenshtein, optimal sting alignment), qgrams (q-
gram, cosine, jaccard distance) or heuristic metrics (Jaro, Jaro-Winkler). An
implementation of soundex is provided as well. Distances can be computed between
character vectors while taking proper care of encoding or between integer
vectors representing generic sequences.
||bcRep, deductive, fuzzyjoin, lintr, PGRdup, qdap, sjmisc, tcR, TSTr
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