LEVENSHTEIN

Measures the edit distance (Levenshtein distance) between two text strings

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Description

The LEVENSHTEIN() function is used to calculate the Levenshtein distance between two text strings. Levenshtein distance is a metric that quantifies the number of single-character edits (insertions, deletions, substitutions) needed to transform one text into another. It's useful for tasks like fuzzy string matching and spell-checking

Syntax

LEVENSHTEIN(text1, text2)

Output

number

Variables

  1. text1: The first text string for comparison.

  2. text2: The second text string for comparison.

Example

LEVENSHTEIN(`Text1`,`Text2`)

ID

Text1

Text2

LEVENSHTEIN

1

Hello

Hallo

1

2

Example

Sample

2

3

Kitten

Sitting

3

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