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Table 10 Numbers of proposed corrections (between brackets the number by query) at different thresholds with the Stoilos function combined with the Levenshtein edit distance

From: Matching health information seekers' queries to medical terms

   Levenshtein
   < 0.05 < 0.1 < 0.15 < 0.2 < 0.3 < 0.4 < 0.5 < 0.6 < 0.7 < 08 < 0.9
Stoilos > 0.1 6 (0.03) 63 (0.38) 107 (0.65) 165 (1.01) 538 (3.30) 2,188 (13.42) 6,563 (40.20) 18,274 (112.11) 30,303 (185.90) 39,456 (242.06) 42,483 (260.63)
  > 0.2 6 (0.03) 63 (0.38) 107 (0.65) 165 (1.01) 537 (3.29) 2,118 (12.99) 5,806 (35.61) 13,053 (80.79) 18,790 (115.27) 22,395 (137.39) 23,576 (144.63)
  > 0.3 6 (0.03) 63 (0.38) 107 (0.65) 165 (1.01) 534 (3.27) 1,990 (12.20) 4,680 (28.71) 8,352 (51.23) 10,909 (66.92) 12,328 (75.63) 12,709 (77.96)
  > 0.4 6 (0.03) 63 (0.38) 107 (0.65) 165 (1.01) 526 (3.22) 1,789 (10.97) 3,548 (21.76) 5,262 (32.28) 6,236 (38.25) 6,749 (41.40) 6,864 (42.11)
  > 0.5 6 (0.03) 63 (0.38) 107 (0.65) 164 (1.00) 492 (4.92) 1,397 (8.57) 2,313 (14.19) 2,910 (17.85) 3,268 (20.04) 3,435 (21.07) 3,478 (21.33)
  > 0.6 6 (0.03 63 (0.38) 107 (0.65) 162 (0.99) 431 (2.64) 864 (5.30) 1,199 (7.35) 1,431 (8.77) 1,562 (9.58) 1,617 (9.92) 1,625 (9.96)
  > 0.7 6 (0.03) 63 (0.38) 106 (0.65) 160 (0.98) 292 (1.79) 448 (2.74) 556 (3.41) 653 (4.0) 685 (4.20) 690 (4.23) 692 (4.24)
  > 0.8 6 (0.03) 62 (0.38) 97 (0.59) 138 (0.84) 182 (1.11) 231 (1.41) 275 (1.68) 288 (1.76) 290 (1.77) 293 (1.79) 294 (1.80)
  > 0.9 6 (0.03) 52 (0.31) 79 (0.48) 95 (0.58) 103 (0.63) 105 (0.64) 106 (0.65) 106 (0.65) 106 (0.65) 108 (0.66) 108 (0.66)