Thanks for the reply, I've now found this:
Will try this out and see how it goes. It's close to something I
already had which I didn't think worked that great, but will try
On Wed, Jun 29, 2011 at 9:19 AM, Ulf Dunkel <email@hidden> wrote:
> Hi Eric.
>> I have an application (iOS) that is doing speech to text. The
>> resulting string I'd like to fuzzy match against the user's onboard
>> music library, and play a song, album, genre, etc. as appropriate. I
>> am looking for a really good fuzzy string matching engine. I found
>> this: http://www.locayta.com/, not sure it's something I could use or
>> not. Also I found this code (but it's not quote accurate enough for
>> reliable results):
>> Any better ideas for a better fuzzy string match?
> For me, the Levenshtein distance method has always worked fine. You can even
> offer an UI element (I'd suggest a slider) to let the user define a looser
> or tighter distance for better results.
> ---Ulf Dunkel
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