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Noun1.text-matching - a computer program that looks for text that matches a given text; "Google uses text-matching to find web pages containing a particular text"
computer program, computer programme, programme, program - (computer science) a sequence of instructions that a computer can interpret and execute; "the program required several hundred lines of code"
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Students at Aberystwyth are required to submit course work assignments online through the Turnitin text-matching tool, which helps staff detect and investigate possible cases of plagiarism.
Through this contract shall be possible for cooperative institutions to call off text-matching system that provides the ability to plagiarism check the submitted student material.
The system employs a sophisticated text-matching algorithm that accurately links content to places down to the building level, without the need for addresses, latitude/longitude or in some cases even the name of a city.
Text-matching searches are good, says Schmitt, but they aren't always complete.
component, section, text, paragraph, list), specific identification of a section of a document required multiple text-matching operations that depended on consistent document section titles (Fig.
Google combines PageRanking (in which the relative importance of a document is measured by the member of links to it) with sophisticated text-matching techniques to retrieve precise, relevant, and comprehensive search results (Brin & Page, 1998).
Right now, they use stupid text-matching systems," he says.
Then it uses text-matching techniques to further refine the first ranking.
Google also prides itself on its interface and sophisticated text-matching.