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From "Maik Schreiber">
Subject AW: Phonetic algorithms for Lucene
Date Thu, 18 Oct 2001 16:21:34 GMT

>I used Lucene as a search engine in a project
>for which fuzzy searching was crucial.
>Therefore I implemented Soundex, Metaphone
>and DoubleMetaphone and integrated them
>into Lucene with special Analysers.
>Is anybody interested in having these phonetic
>algorithms be integrated into the public stream?

I don't know much about these phonetic algorithms (having only read some
basic information about soundex), but I'm sure these will be a great
addition to Lucene!

Maik Schreiber
IQ Computing -

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