String similarity

Luca Montecchiani cbm64 at inwind.it
Fri Oct 10 20:00:42 CEST 2003


Tim Churches wrote:

 > This starts to look like a probabilistic record linkage (matching) problem. See the
 > Febrl project at http://datamining.anu.edu.au/projects/linkage.html - amongst
 > other things it contains a library of string comparators written in Python.

Thanks for the link, the stringcmp.py contains some cool code that I'll try later.
Unfortunally I can't gain speed but another bunch of algo to improve results quality ;)

ciao,
luca





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