gives the edit or Levenshtein distance between strings or vectors u and v.
Details 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.
Basic Examples (2)
Edit distance between two strings:
Edit distance between two vectors:
Properties & Relations (2)