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string-metric

Get string similarity in JavaScript or TypeScript


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String Metric

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A library implementing different string similarity and distance measures, and Implement by TypeScript. Also, you can use in JavaScript.

Algorithm reference java-string-similarity

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npm install string-metric

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AlgorithmComplete?
Jaro-WinklerYes
LevenshteinYes
Normalized-LevenshteinYes
Weighted-LevenshteinYes
DamerauYes
Optimal-String-AlignmentYes
Longest-Common-SubsequenceYes
Metric-Longest-Common-SubsequenceYes
N-GramYes
Q-GramNo
Shingle (n-gram) based algorithmsNo
Cosine similarityNo
Jaccard indexNo
Sorensen-Dice coefficientNo
Ratcliff-ObershelpNo

Jaro-Winkler

For more specs, please go to tests/JaroWinkler.spec.ts in the repository.

const instance = new JaroWinkler();

const s1 = 'My string';
const s2 = 'My string';
instance.similarity(s1, s2); // 1

const s1 = 'My string';
const s2 = 'My tsring';
instance.similarity(s1, s2); // 0.974074

const s1 = 'My string';
const s2 = 'My ntrisg';
instance.similarity(s1, s2); // 0.896296

Levenshtein

For more specs, please go to tests/Levenshtein.spec.ts in the repository.

const instance = new Levenshtein();

const s1 = 'My string';
const s2 = 'My string';
instance.distance(s1, s2); // 0

const s1 = 'My string';
const s2 = 'My tring';
instance.distance(s1, s2); // 1

const s1 = 'My string';
const s2 = 'M string2';
instance.distance(s1, s2); // 2

Normalized-Levenshtein

For more specs, please go to tests/NormalizedLevenshtein.spec.ts in the repository.

const instance = new NormalizedLevenshtein();

Weighted-Levenshtein

For more specs, please go to tests/WeightedLevenshtein.spec.ts in the repository.

const instance = new WeightedLevenshtein();

Damerau

For more specs, please go to tests/Damerau.spec.ts in the repository.

const instance = new Damerau();

const s1 = 'ABCDEF';
const s2 = 'ABDCEF';
instance.distance(s1, s2); // 1

const s1 = 'ABCDEF';
const s2 = 'BACDFE';
instance.distance(s1, s2); // 2

const s1 = 'ABCDEF';
const s2 = 'ABCDE';
instance.distance(s1, s2); // 1

Optimal-String-Alignment

For more specs, please go to tests/OptimalStringAlignment.spec.ts in the repository.

const instance = new OptimalStringAlignment();

const s1 = 'ABDCEF';
const s2 = 'ADCEF';
instance.distance(s1, s2); // 1

const s1 = 'BAC';
const s2 = 'CAB';
instance.distance(s1, s2); // 2

const s1 = 'CA';
const s2 = 'ABC';
instance.distance(s1, s2); // 3

Longest-Common-Subsequence

For more specs, please go to tests/LongestCommonSubsequence.spec.ts in the repository.

const instance = new LongestCommonSubsequence();

const s1 = 'AGCAT';
const s2 = 'GAC';
instance.distance(s1, s2); // 4

const s1 = 'AGCAT';
const s2 = 'AGCT';
instance.distance(s1, s2); // 1

Metric-Longest-Common-Subsequence

For more specs, please go to tests/MetricLCS.spec.ts in the repository.

const instance = new MetricLCS();

N-Gram

For more specs, please go to tests/NGram.spec.ts in the repository.

const instance = new NGram();

const s1 = 'SIJK';
const s2 = 'SIJK';
instance.distance(s1, s2); // 0

const s0 = 'ABABABAB';
const s1 = 'ABCABCABCABC';
const s2 = 'POIULKJH';
instance.distance(s0, s1) < instance.distance(s0, s2); // true

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Package last updated on 28 Apr 2022

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