Date: Thu, 10 Jul 2008 12:55:29 GMT
Reply-To: nikhil <u44757@UWE.UGA.EDU>
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From: nikhil <u44757@UWE.UGA.EDU>
Subject: detecting variants of a company's name
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I have a dataset containing the names of some companies.
IBM corp 1
international business machines 1
Mocrosft corp 2
Micro soft 2
I have to use SAS and prepare a list of unique company names. The solution
has to have a way to detect variations in the names, including spelling
mistakes. I need to finally have a list of unique names.
The output expected is something like,
Please, tell me how could I do it using SAS.
Waiting for a kind answer.
Thanks and regards