This is an article I wrote when working at Appaloosa Technology.

In this article I detail how some of similarity algorithms work with concrete example on our use-case:

  • Levenshtein Algorithm
  • Trigram Comparison
  • Jaro-Winkler Algorithm

The article can be read on Medium:

String Similarity Algorithms Compared


I am very proud of this article, as he has been read more than 40K times, and I have been encouraged with warm comments since it has been posted.

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