// Copyright (C) 2011 Davis E. King (davis@dlib.net)
// License: Boost Software License See LICENSE.txt for the full license.
#undef DLIB_DISJOINT_SUBsETS_ABSTRACT_Hh_
#ifdef DLIB_DISJOINT_SUBsETS_ABSTRACT_Hh_
#include <vector>
#include "../algs.h"
namespace dlib
**{**
// ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
class **disjoint_subsets**
**{**
/*!
INITIAL VALUE
- size() == 0
WHAT THIS OBJECT REPRESENTS
This object represents a set of integers which is partitioned into
a number of disjoint subsets. It supports the two fundamental operations
of finding which subset a particular integer belongs to as well as
merging subsets.
!*/
public:
__void__ **clear** (
);
/*!
ensures
- #size() == 0
- returns this object to its initial value
!*/
__void__ **set_size** (
__unsigned__ __long__ new_size
);
/*!
ensures
- #size() == new_size
- for all valid i:
- #find_set(i) == i
(i.e. this object contains new_size subsets, each containing exactly one element)
!*/
__unsigned__ __long__ **size** (
) const;
/*!
ensures
- returns the total number of integer elements represented
by this object.
!*/
__unsigned__ __long__ **find_set** (
__unsigned__ __long__ item
) const;
/*!
requires
- item < size()
ensures
- Each disjoint subset can be represented by any of its elements (since
the sets are all disjoint). In particular, for each subset we define
a special "representative element" which is used to represent it.
Therefore, this function returns the representative element for the
set which contains item.
- find_set(find_set(item)) == find_set(item)
- Note that if A and B are both elements of the same subset then we always
have find_set(A) == find_set(B).
!*/
__unsigned__ __long__ **merge_sets** (
__unsigned__ __long__ a,
__unsigned__ __long__ b
);
/*!
requires
- a != b
- a < size()
- b < size()
- find_set(a) == a
(i.e. a is the representative element of some set)
- find_set(b) == b
(i.e. b is the representative element of some set)
ensures
- #find_set(a) == #find_set(b)
(i.e. merges the set's containing a and b)
- returns #find_set(a)
!*/
**}**;
// ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
**}**
#endif // DLIB_DISJOINT_SUBsETS_ABSTRACT_Hh_