I found the following article written by Nick Johnson about the use of finite state machines for approximate string matches i.e. string matches which are not exact but bound by a given edit distance. The algorithm is based on so ...
Nicholas Robert "Nick" Johnson (born September 19, 1978) is an American former professional baseball first baseman and designated hitter. During his career ...Major League career · New York Yankees · Montreal Expos ... · Florida Marlins
Nicholas Johnson (born December 22, 1992) is an American professional basketball player for the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association Playing career: 2014–present
High school: Highland (Gilbert, Arizona); Findlay League: NBA –present: San Antonio Spurs
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