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Seeking global (worldwide) list of street abbreviations

I want to normalize my address by country wise and I'm in search of dataset set that contains abbreviations for street values. For example: (St => Street, Rd => Road, Avn => Avenue and so on.)...
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How to normalize the data when mapping crime reports?

Most maps using count of reports of crime end up being maps of the population density of cities. An attractive response would be to turn these counts into a rate, but a rate per what? Most commonly, ...
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Are there any good libraries available for doing normalization of company names?

I've run into a number of use cases where I need to normalize company names in a database before running automated and manual matching. We've usually ended up writing a specific script with endless ...
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