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NAME ^

Text::TransMetaphone::en_US - Transcribe American English words into IPA symbols.

SYNOPSIS ^

This module is used by Text::TransMetaphone and need not be used directly.

DESCRIPTION ^

This module is a simple port of Maurice Aubrey's Text::DoubleMetaphone module to work under the TransMetaphone premise.

AUTHOR ^

Copyright 2000, Maurice Aubrey <maurice@hevanet.com>. All rights reserved. Modified for IPA symbols by Daniel Yacob.

This code is based heavily on the C++ implementation by Lawrence Philips, and incorporates several bug fixes courtesy of Kevin Atkinson <kevina@users.sourceforge.net>.

This module is free software; you may redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.

STATUS ^

The module is only partially ported to TransMetaphone. Only two keys are returned at this time NOT including a terminal regex key. A "reverse_key" function has not yet been implemented.

SEE ALSO ^

Man Pages

Text::Metaphone, Text::Soundex

Additional References

Philips, Lawrence. C/C++ Users Journal, June, 2000. http://www.cuj.com/articles/2000/0006/0006d/0006d.htm?topic=articles

Philips, Lawrence. Computer Language, Vol. 7, No. 12 (December), 1990.

Kevin Atkinson (author of the Aspell spell checker) maintains a page dedicated to the Metaphone and Trans Metaphone algorithms at <http://aspell.sourceforge.net/metaphone/>

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