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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.

Maintainer: Mark van der Loo
Author(s): Mark van der Loo [aut, cre], Jan van der Laan [ctb], R Core Team [ctb], Nick Logan [ctb]

License: GPL-3

Uses: testthat
Reverse depends: AurieLSHGaussian, blink, vwr
Reverse suggests: googleLanguageR, rlist, sjmisc, spew, sprint, statar

Released 7 months ago.

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