Matching algorithms

Raphael Mankin raph at
Mon Jun 23 08:55:30 BST 2008

There is an extensive literature on this topic. Search for the name
Levenstein and for 'approximate string matching'

I was involved in this topic some years back, working in the field of
biochemical modelling, but I can't now remember any details.

On Mon, 2008-06-23 at 15:20 +1000, Toby Corkindale wrote:
> I'm looking at comparing sets of data for similarities, and wondering if there
> are any funky algorithms that will speed things up a bit..

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