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Soundex in JavaScript
var soundex = function (s) {
var a = s.toLowerCase().split(''),
f = a.shift(),
r = '',
codes = {
a: '', e: '', i: '', o: '', u: '',
b: 1, f: 1, p: 1, v: 1,
c: 2, g: 2, j: 2, k: 2, q: 2, s: 2, x: 2, z: 2,
d: 3, t: 3,
l: 4,
m: 5, n: 5,
r: 6
};
r = f +
a
.map(function (v, i, a) { return codes[v] })
.filter(function (v, i, a) {
return ((i === 0) ? v !== codes[f] : v !== a[i - 1]);
})
.join('');
return (r + '000').slice(0, 4).toUpperCase();
};
var tests = {
"Soundex": "S532",
"Example": "E251",
"Sownteks": "S532",
"Ekzampul": "E251",
"Euler": "E460",
"Gauss": "G200",
"Hilbert": "H416",
"Knuth": "K530",
"Lloyd": "L300",
"Lukasiewicz": "L222",
"Ellery": "E460",
"Ghosh": "G200",
"Heilbronn": "H416",
"Kant": "K530",
"Ladd": "L300",
"Lissajous": "L222",
"Wheaton": "W350",
"Ashcraft": "A226",
"Burroughs": "B622",
"Burrows": "B620",
"O'Hara": "O600"
};
for (var i in tests)
if (tests.hasOwnProperty(i)) {
console.log(
i +
' \t' +
tests[i] +
'\t' +
soundex(i) +
'\t' +
(soundex(i) === tests[i])
);
}
// Soundex S532 S532 true
// Example E251 E251 true
// Sownteks S532 S532 true
// Ekzampul E251 E251 true
// Euler E460 E460 true
// Gauss G200 G200 true
// Hilbert H416 H416 true
// Knuth K530 K530 true
// Lloyd L300 L300 true
// Lukasiewicz L222 L222 true
// Ellery E460 E460 true
// Ghosh G200 G200 true
// Heilbronn H416 H416 true
// Kant K530 K530 true
// Ladd L300 L300 true
// Lissajous L222 L222 true
// Wheaton W350 W350 true
// Ashcraft A226 A226 true
// Burroughs B622 B622 true
// Burrows B620 B620 true
// O'Hara O600 O600 true
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