SpellCheck (re-inventing the wheel)

Andre Garzia soapdog at mac.com
Sat Jan 29 16:32:28 EST 2005


I know two phonetic "search/match" algoritms, one is metaphone but 
there's also one called soundex, but I don't recall urls...

good luck
andre

On Jan 29, 2005, at 7:28 PM, Brian Yennie wrote:

> Hi,
>
> You might check out something like this:
> http://www.nist.gov/dads/HTML/doubleMetaphone.html
>
> There are other similar algorithms also, but basically it would allow 
> you to make phonetic matches.
> You might also look at some of the links here:
> http://aspell.sourceforge.net/
>
> And here is another link to spell checker friendly word lists:
> http://wordlist.sourceforge.net/
>
> HTH!
> - Brian
>
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