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Approximate string matching: investigations with a hardware string comparator

Owolabi, O. and Ferguson, J.D. (1988) Approximate string matching: investigations with a hardware string comparator. In: Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Pattern Recognition. Lecture Notes In Computer Science, 301 . Springer, pp. 536-545. ISBN 3-540-19036-8

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Abstract

Approximate string matching attempts to determine how similar two strings are. An algorithm is developed for determining relative string similarity. An architecture for comparing strings using this algorithm is also developed.