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Phonetic Spelling Algorithms in R

This is the R package to support phonetic spelling algorithms in R. Several packages provide the Soundex algorithm. However, other algorithms have been developed since Soundex that can also provide phonetic spelling and test phonetic similarity.

Algorithms included

  • Caverphone
    • Original Caverphone
    • Caverphone 2
  • Cologne (Kölner)
  • Lein
  • Match Rating Approach
    • Encoder
    • Comparison
  • Metaphone
  • New York State Identification and Intelligence System
    • NYSIIS
    • Modified NYSIIS
  • Oxford Name Compression Algorithm
  • Phonex
  • Roger Root
  • Soundex
    • Original Soundex
    • Apache Refined Soundex
  • Statistics Canada
    • Census Modified

Dependencies

  • testthat
  • roxygen2
  • Rcpp
  • BH
  • data.table

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Acknowledgements

This work used the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE), which is supported by National Science Foundation grant number ACI-1548562. In particular, it used the Comet system at the San Diego Supercomputing Center (SDSC) through allocations TG-DBS170012 and TG-ASC150024.

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June 21st, 2019

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