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FuzzyWuzzy

Fuzzy string matching like a boss.

Requirements

  • Python 2.4 or higher
  • difflib

Installation

[Manual]

  1. Download this: http://github.com/seatgeek/fuzzywuzzy/zipball/master
  2. Unzip that download.
  3. run python setup.py install
python setup.py install

[GIT Clone]

In a directory of your choice, type:

git clone git://github.com/seatgeek/fuzzywuzzy.git fuzzywuzzy
python setup.py install

Usage

> from fuzzywuzzy import fuzz
> from fuzzywuzzy import process

SIMPLE RATIO

> fuzz.ratio("this is a test", "this is a test!")
  96

PARTIAL RATIO

> fuzz.partial_ratio("this is a test", "this is a test!")
  100

TOKEN SORT RATIO

> fuzz.ratio("fuzzy wuzzy was a bear", "wuzzy fuzzy was a bear")
  90
> fuzz.token_sort_ratio("fuzzy wuzzy was a bear", "wuzzy fuzzy was a bear")
  100

TOKEN SET RATIO

> fuzz.token_sort_ratio("fuzzy was a bear", "fuzzy fuzzy was a bear")
  84
> fuzz.token_set_ratio("fuzzy was a bear", "fuzzy fuzzy was a bear")
  100

PROCESS

> choices = ["Atlanta Falcons", "New York Jets", "New York Giants", "Dallas Cowboys"]
> process.extract("new york jets", choices, limit=2)
  [('New York Jets', 100), ('New York Giants', 78)]
> process.extractOne("cowboys", choices)
  ("Dallas Cowboys", 90)

License

Copyright © 2011 Adam Cohen

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining
a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the
“Software”), to deal in the Software without restriction, including
without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish,
distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to
permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to
the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be
included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED “AS IS”, WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND,
EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF
MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND
NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE
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OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION
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