Record Linkage Algorithms in F# – Jaro-Winkler Distance (Part 1)
When first approaching the task of record linkage I was initially overwhelmed by the huge number of different algorithms available for comparing strings. Now I know that the secret to finding your way in this sea of algorithms is two fold. First, know that many are outdated and have newer and better implementations, so they can be…
A CUFP Tutorial, F# Day at the … Oh God, Ants!
Everyone was ready for a nice relaxing day at the beach when they showed up for my CUFP tutorial… So, after realizing how boring it would be teach thirty flavors of factorial to experienced functional programmers for four hours, I thought I’d spice things up a bit. AI is always fun and I do love ants, so why…