A straightforward & modular NLP, machine learning & fuzzy matching library for JavaScript.
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Talisman is a JavaScript library collecting series of algorithms related to the following domains:


You can install Talisman through npm:

npm install talisman


The library's full documentation can be found here.


  • πŸ“¦ Modular: the library is completely modular. This means that if you only need to compute a levenshtein distance, you will only load the relevant code.
  • πŸ’‘ Straightfoward & simple: just want to compute a jaccard index? No need to instantiate a class and use two methods to pass options and then finally succeed in getting the index. Just apply the jaccard function and get going.
  • 🍑 Consistent API: the library's API is fully consistent and one should not struggle to understand how to apply two different distance metrics.
  • πŸ“― Functional: except for cases where classes might be useful (classifiers notably), Talisman only uses functions, consumes raw data and order functions' arguments to make partial application & currying etc. as easy as possible.
  • ⚑️ Performant: the library should be as performant as possible for a high-level programming language library.
  • 🌐 Cross-platform: the library is cross-platform and can be used both with node.js and in the browser.


Contributions are of course welcome :)

Be sure to lint & pass the unit tests before submitting your pull request.

# Cloning the repo
git clone git@github.com:Yomguithereal/talisman.git
cd talisman

# Installing the deps
npm install

# Running the tests
npm test

# Linting the code
npm run lint