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_GSOUNDEX: Stata module to implement soundex algorithm

Michael Blasnik ()

Statistical Software Components from Boston College Department of Economics

Abstract: _gsoundex is an egen function that implements Donald Knuth's SOUNDEX algorithm. Syntax is simply: egen newvar=soundex(oldvar), [Length(int 4)]

Language: Stata
Requires: Stata version 7.0
Keywords: soundex; encoding (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2001-10-10
Note: This module may be installed from within Stata by typing "ssc install _gsoundex". Windows users should not attempt to download these files with a web browser.
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