Besides soundex and other libraries, that take two words and determine whether they are similar, is there any way to find the most similar sounding word from WordNet, for a given word? I tried to use autospell as a well to correct the spelling, but unable to get the desired results.

You could use e-speak to convert your words into a phonetic alphabet. What you can also do is use fuzzy-matching. Here is a nice blog post about this.

  • Looking for a text processing solution wrt WordNet – gvenugopal Aug 7 at 4:49

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