MergeProbDup merges two objects of class ProbDup into a single one.

MergeProbDup(pdup1, pdup2)



An object of class ProbDup.


An object of class ProbDup.


An object of class ProbDup with the merged list of fuzzy, phonetic and semantic probable duplicate sets.

See also


# \dontshow{
threads_dt <- data.table::getDTthreads()
threads_OMP <- Sys.getenv("OMP_THREAD_LIMIT")

Sys.setenv(`OMP_THREAD_LIMIT` = 2)
# }

if (FALSE) {
#' # Load PGR passport database
GN <- GN1000

# Specify as a vector the database fields to be used
GNfields <- c("NationalID", "CollNo", "DonorID", "OtherID1", "OtherID2")

# Clean the data
GN[GNfields] <- lapply(GN[GNfields], function(x) DataClean(x))
y1 <- list(c("Gujarat", "Dwarf"), c("Castle", "Cary"), c("Small", "Japan"),
c("Big", "Japan"), c("Mani", "Blanco"), c("Uganda", "Erect"),
c("Mota", "Company"))
y2 <- c("Dark", "Light", "Small", "Improved", "Punjab", "SAM")
y3 <- c("Local", "Bold", "Cary", "Mutant", "Runner", "Giant", "No.",
        "Bunch", "Peanut")
GN[GNfields] <- lapply(GN[GNfields], function(x) MergeKW(x, y1, delim = c("space", "dash")))
GN[GNfields] <- lapply(GN[GNfields], function(x) MergePrefix(x, y2, delim = c("space", "dash")))
GN[GNfields] <- lapply(GN[GNfields], function(x) MergeSuffix(x, y3, delim = c("space", "dash")))

# Generate KWIC index
GNKWIC <- KWIC(GN, GNfields)

# Specify the exceptions as a vector
exep <- c("A", "B", "BIG", "BOLD", "BUNCH", "C", "COMPANY", "CULTURE", 
         "DARK", "E", "EARLY", "EC", "ERECT", "EXOTIC", "FLESH", "GROUNDNUT", 
         "LIGHT", "LOCAL", "OF", "OVERO", "P", "PEANUT", "PURPLE", "R", 
         "RED", "RUNNER", "S1", "SAM", "SMALL", "SPANISH", "TAN", "TYPE", 
         "U", "VALENCIA", "VIRGINIA", "WHITE")
# Specify the synsets as a list
syn <- list(c("CHANDRA", "AH114"), c("TG1", "VIKRAM"))

# Fetch probable duplicate sets
GNdup <- ProbDup(kwic1 = GNKWIC, method = "a", excep = exep, fuzzy = TRUE,
                 phonetic = TRUE, encoding = "primary", 
                 semantic = TRUE, syn = syn)
# Split the probable duplicate sets
GNdupSplit <- SplitProbDup(GNdup, splitat = c(10, 10, 10))

# Merge the split sets
GNdupMerged <- MergeProbDup(GNdupSplit[[1]], GNdupSplit[[3]])


# \dontshow{
Sys.setenv(`OMP_THREAD_LIMIT` = threads_OMP)
# }