suggest_lexicon — Find a similar word in a lexicon.
Word to all words in
the lexicon and calculates the minimum number of edit operations
NumCorrections required to transform
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
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.