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Compute phonetic key of strings for indexing or fuzzy matching

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The phonetics module computes the phonetic key of a string using different algorithms.

  • Soundex
  • NYSISS
  • Metaphone
  • Double Metaphone

Installation

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pip install phonetics

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Pull and install in the current directory:

pip install -e git+https://github.com/Zack--/phonetics.git@master#egg=phonetics

Running tests

By Duncan McGreggor

$ python -m unittest discover phonetics/tests/ -v

Or

nosetests --with-coverage --cover-package=phonetics

Usage

>>> import phonetics
>>> phonetics.dmetaphone('Danger')
('TNJR', 'TNKR')

Module Contents

The phonetics module defines the following function:

phonetics. soundex(source [, size=4])
Use the soundex algorithm to create the phonetic key of the source string.
phonetics. nysiis(source)
Use the New York State Identification and Intelligence System to create the phonetic key of the source string.
phonetics. metaphone(source)
Use the metaphone algorithm to create the phonetic key of the source string.
phonetics. dmetaphone(source)
Use the double methaphone algorithm to create the phonetic key of the source string.

Contributions

All source code is hosted on GitHub. Contributions are welcome.

See the CONTRIBUTING file for more information.

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Authors

Ranked by contributions.

  • Zack Dibe (Zack–) *

* Original author

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