Levenshtein distance

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From Levenshtein + distance, after the Russian mathematician Vladimir Levenshtein.

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Levenshtein distance (plural Levenshtein distances)

  1. (computer science) The number of edits (replacements, deletions and insertions) required to change one string into another.

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