Paper: Automatic Construction Of Weighted String Similarity Measures

ACL ID W99-0626
Title Automatic Construction Of Weighted String Similarity Measures
Venue 2000 Joint SIGDAT Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing and Very Large Corpora
Session Main Conference
Year 1999
Authors

String similarity metrics are used for several pur- poses in text-processing. One task is the extraction of cognates from bilingual text. In this paper three approaches to the automatic generation of language dependent string matching functions are presented.