Damerau Levenshtein distance

Damerau Levenshtein distance is a variant of Levenshtein distance which is a type of Edit distance. Edit distance is a large class of distance metric of measuring the dissimilarity between two strings by computing a minimum number of operations (from a set of operations) used to convert one string to another string. It can be seen as a way of pairwise string alignment.

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