How to calculate % match between two text strings (part II)

Posted on 2006-06-19
Last Modified: 2008-03-03

I would like to improve the performance the following algorithm, any suggestions?


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This looks good, haven't had time to code it yet.

Anyone got a simple code or pseudo-code listing? i need to put into Visual Basic.
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There's pseudo code for longest common subsequence at the link
there's Levenshtein distance in Visual Basic at*checkout*/dedupe/vb_source/vb_levenshtein.bas?rev=11

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Thanks, the vb link is faster than the code i have already, so that does it for now.

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