Interface SimilarityDistance

  • All Known Implementing Classes:

    public interface SimilarityDistance
    A function that computes a similarity distance between two strings. This is introduced to provide a clean interface for extensions, independent of the library currently used (Simile Vicino, unmaintained since 2010 as of December 2018).
    • Method Detail

      • compute

        double compute​(String a,
                       String b)
        Compute the distance between two strings. This should return 0 when the two arguments are equal, and rise as their differences increase.