EditDistance

EditDistance[u, v]
gives the edit or Levenshtein distance between strings or vectors u and v.

Details and OptionsDetails and Options

  • EditDistance[u, v] gives the number of one-element deletions, insertions, and substitutions required to transform u to v.
  • For strings, setting the option IgnoreCase->True makes EditDistance treat lower- and upper-case letters as equivalent.
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