A much faster than the naïve Levenshtein distance algoritme
A much faster than the naïve Levenshtein distance algoritme.
This is an modified version of the Berghel Roach Levenshtein algortime with the time complexity of
O(n + d^2)(n longest string, d edit distance). This is much faster compared to the naïve approach there uses
O(n*m)(n and m are string lengths) CPU time.
npm install editdistance
var editdistance = require'editdistance';var compare = editdistance'book';console.logcomparedistance'back'; // 2console.logcomparedistance'bounce'; // 4
This is "Derivative Works" of the GWT project. But since GTW is licensed under "Apache License, version 2.0" a none-copyleft license, I hereby relicense this "Derivative Works" under MIT.
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Copyright (c) 2013 Andreas Madsen
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