Class: DidYouMean::SpellChecker

Inherits:
Object
  • Object
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Defined in:
lib/did_you_mean/spell_checker.rb

Instance Method Summary collapse

Constructor Details

#initialize(dictionary:) ⇒ SpellChecker

Returns a new instance of SpellChecker.


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# File 'lib/did_you_mean/spell_checker.rb', line 8

def initialize(dictionary:)
  @dictionary = dictionary
end

Instance Method Details

#correct(input) ⇒ Object


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# File 'lib/did_you_mean/spell_checker.rb', line 12

def correct(input)
  input     = normalize(input)
  threshold = input.length > 3 ? 0.834 : 0.77

  words = @dictionary.select { |word| JaroWinkler.distance(normalize(word), input) >= threshold }
  words.reject! { |word| input == word.to_s }
  words.sort_by! { |word| JaroWinkler.distance(word.to_s, input) }
  words.reverse!

  # Correct mistypes
  threshold   = (input.length * 0.25).ceil
  corrections = words.select { |c| Levenshtein.distance(normalize(c), input) <= threshold }

  # Correct misspells
  if corrections.empty?
    corrections = words.select do |word|
      word   = normalize(word)
      length = input.length < word.length ? input.length : word.length

      Levenshtein.distance(word, input) < length
    end.first(1)
  end

  corrections
end