|double_metaphone( STRING )||Takes a word and returns a phonetic encoding. In an array context, it returns one or two phonetic encodings for the word. In a scalar context, it returns the first encoding. The first encoding is usually based on the most commonly heard U.S. pronounciation of the word.|
Copyright 2000, Maurice Aubrey <firstname.lastname@example.org>. All rights reserved.
This code is based heavily on the C++ implementation by Lawrence Philips, and incorporates several bug fixes courtesy of Kevin Atkinson <email@example.com>.
This module is free software; you may redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.
Philips, Lawrence. C/C++ Users Journal, June, 2000.
Philips, Lawrence. Computer Language, Vol. 7, No. 12 (December), 1990.
Kevin Atkinson (author of the Aspell spell checker) maintains a page dedicated to the Metaphone and Double Metaphone algorithms at <http://aspell.sourceforge.net/metaphone/>
|perl v5.20.3||DOUBLEMETAPHONE (3)||2004-03-26|