I was talking recently with a fellow analytics expert I know from my ACL days. The question came up: does Alteryx have a function to calculate the dice coefficient between two text values? It was a great question, because while Alteryx has several fuzzy matching algorithms, dice coefficient is not one of them. Also, I had forgotten about dice coefficient and suddenly wanted it in my Alteryx tool belt. After a brief search I found a Python implementation of the algorithm and decided to integrate it into Alteryx. …

Tom Larsen

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