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From Ted Dunning <ted.dunn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Edit Distance
Date Mon, 19 Mar 2012 20:30:44 GMT
While I didn't as nice a job as your friend, TFIDF of n-grams has
consistently done very well for me.  The soft TFIDF that they examine is
something that I haven't previously looked at, but everything else seems
just in order based on what I have seen.

On Mon, Mar 19, 2012 at 1:06 PM, Dawid Weiss
<dawid.weiss@cs.put.poznan.pl>wrote:

> This isn't of immediate relevance to you perhaps, but my friend once
> did a comparison of string edit distance metrics for name matching
> correction.
>
>
> http://www.mendeley.com/research/comparison-string-distance-metrics-namematching-tasks-3/
>
> Dawid
>
> On Mon, Mar 19, 2012 at 4:44 PM, Ahmed Abdeen Hamed
> <ahmed.elmasri@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > Does Mahout have support for Edit Distance between two Strings? I looked
> on
> > the web but can't find anything. Please let me know if it does.
> >
> > Thanks very much,
> >
> > -Ahmed
>

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