string levenshtein function - it calculates how may characters to be changed to make two strings identical

string levenshtein function - it calculates how may characters to be changed to make two strings identical

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  <h2>string levenshtein function - it calculates how may characters to be changed to make two strings similar</h2>
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   <?php
    /*
     -------------------------------------------
     let me tell you my boss's favourite color.
     -------------------------------------------
    */
    $myBossFavouriteColor = "my boss's favourite color is orange.";
    echo "<h4>Output of myBossFavouriteColor</h4>";
    print "<p>$"."myBossFavouriteColor = {$myBossFavouriteColor}</p>";
    /*
     -------------------------------------------
     and
     -------------------------------------------
    */
    $myBossName = "my boss's name is Sk Saiful Islam (cfsuman).";
    echo "<h4>Output of myBossName</h4>";
    print "<p>$"."myBossName = {$myBossName}</p>";
    /*
     ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
     now i want to calculate how many characters i have to change to make
     both string identical and i can do it by using string levenshtein function
     ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
    */
    $charactersHaveToChange = levenshtein($myBossFavouriteColor, $myBossName);
    echo "<h4>Output of charactersHaveToChange by using string levenshtein function</h4>";
    print "<p>$"."charactersHaveToChange = {$charactersHaveToChange}</p>";
    /*
     ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
     let's test another example to make a clear concept of levenshtein function
     ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
    */
    $charactersHaveToChange2 = levenshtein('modon','modon');
    echo "<h4>Output of charactersHaveToChange2 by using string levenshtein function</h4>";
    print "<p>$"."charactersHaveToChange2 = {$charactersHaveToChange2}</p>";
   ?>
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