suggest_lexicon — Find a similar word in a lexicon.
suggest_lexicon compares Word to all words in the lexicon and calculates the minimum number of edit operations NumCorrections required to transform Word into a word from the lexicon. Valid edit operations are the insertion, deletion and replacement of characters. The most similar word found in the lexicon is returned in Suggestion. If there are multiple words with the same minimum number of corrections, only the first of those words is returned.
Handle of the lexicon.
Word to be looked up.
Default value: 'word'
Most similar word found in the lexicon.
Difference between the words in edit operations.
Vladimir I. Levenshtein, Binary codes capable of correcting deletions, insertions, and reversals, Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR, 163(4):845-848, 1965 (Russian). English translation in Soviet Physics Doklady, 10(8):707-710, 1966.