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Class structure.Vector
java.lang.Object

+structure.Vector
 public class Vector
 extends Object
 implements Cloneable
An implementation of vectors, similar to that found in java.util.Vector.

Vector()
 Construct an empty vector.

Vector(int)
 Construct an empty vector capable of storing initial capacity
values before the vector must be extended.

Vector(int, int)
 Construct a vector with initial capacity, and growth characteristic.

Vector(int, int, Object)
 Construct a vector with initial size, growth rate and default
value.

addElement(Object)
 Add an element to the high end of the array, possibly expanding
vector.

capacity()
 Determine the capacity of the vector.

clear()
 Remove all the values of the vector.

clone()
 Construct a shallow copy of the vector.

contains(Object)
 Determine if a value appears in a vector.

copyInto(Object[])
 Copy the contents of the vector into an array.

elementAt(int)
 Fetch the element at a particular index.

elements()
 Construct an iterator over the elements of the vector.

ensureCapacity(int)
 Ensure that the vector is capable of holding at least
minCapacity values without expansion.

firstElement()
 Get access to the first element of the vector.

indexOf(Object)
 Assuming the data is not in order, find the index of a
value, or return 1 if not found.

indexOf(Object, int)
 Assuming the data is not in order, find the index of a value
or return 1 if the value is not found.

insertElementAt(Object, int)
 Insert an element at a particular location.

isEmpty()
 Determine if the Vector contains no values.

lastElement()
 Fetch a reference to the last value in the vector.

lastIndexOf(Object)
 Search for the last occurrence of a value within the
vector.

lastIndexOf(Object, int)
 Find the index of the last occurrence of the value in the vector before
the indexth position.

removeAllElements()
 Remove all the elements of the vector.

removeElement(Object)
 Remove an element, by value, from vector.

removeElementAt(int)
 Remove an element at a particular location.

setElementAt(Object, int)
 Change the value stored at location index.

setSize(int)
 Explicitly set the size of the array.

size()
 Determine the number of elements in the vector.

toString()
 Determine a string representation for the vector.

trimToSize()
 Trim the vector to exactly the correct size.
Vector
public Vector()
 Construct an empty vector.
 Postcondition:
 constructs a vector with capacity for 10 elements
Vector
public Vector(int initialCapacity)
 Construct an empty vector capable of storing initial capacity
values before the vector must be extended.
 Precondition:
 initialCapacity >= 0
 Postcondition:
 constructs an empty vector with initialCapacity capacity
 Parameters:
 initialCapacity  The size of vector before reallocation is necessary
Vector
public Vector(int initialCapacity,
int capacityIncr)
 Construct a vector with initial capacity, and growth characteristic.
 Precondition:
 initialCapacity >= 0, capacityIncr >= 0
 Postcondition:
 constructs an empty vector with initialCapacity capacity
that extends capacity by capacityIncr, or doubles if 0
 Parameters:
 initialCapacity  The initial number of slots in vector.
 capacityIncr  The size of growth of vector.
Vector
public Vector(int initialCapacity,
int capacityIncr,
Object initValue)
 Construct a vector with initial size, growth rate and default
value.
 Precondition:
 initialCapacity, capacityIncr >= 0
 Postcondition:
 constructs empty vector with capacity that begins at
initialCapacity and extends by capacityIncr or doubles
if 0. New entries in vector are initialized to initValue.
 Parameters:
 initialCapacity  The initial number of slots in vector.
 capacityIncr  The size of the increment when vector grows.
 initValue  The initial value stored in vector elements.
ensureCapacity
public void ensureCapacity(int minCapacity)
 Ensure that the vector is capable of holding at least
minCapacity values without expansion.
 Postcondition:
 the capacity of this vector is at least minCapacity.
 Parameters:
 minCapacity  The minimum size of array before expansion.
addElement
public void addElement(Object obj)
 Add an element to the high end of the array, possibly expanding
vector.
 Postcondition:
 adds new element to end of possibly extended vector
 Parameters:
 obj  The object to be added to the end of the vector.
capacity
public int capacity()
 Determine the capacity of the vector. The capacity is always
at least as large as its size.
 Postcondition:
 returns allocated size of the vector
 Returns:
 The size of the array underlying the vector.
clone
public Object clone()
 Construct a shallow copy of the vector. The vector
store is copied, but the individual elements are shared
objects.
 Postcondition:
 returns a copy of the vector, using same objects.
 Returns:
 A copy of the original vector.
 Overrides:
 clone in class Object
contains
public boolean contains(Object elem)
 Determine if a value appears in a vector.
 Postcondition:
 returns true iff Vector contains the value
(could be faster, if orderedVector is used)
 Parameters:
 elem  The value sought.
 Returns:
 True iff the value appears in the vector.
copyInto
public void copyInto(Object dest[])
 Copy the contents of the vector into an array.
The array must be large enough to accept all the values in
the vector.
 Precondition:
 dest has at least size() elements
 Postcondition:
 a copy of the vector is stored in the dest array
 Parameters:
 dest  An array of size at least size().
elementAt
public Object elementAt(int index)
 Fetch the element at a particular index.
The index of the first element is zero.
 Precondition:
 0 <= index && index < size()
 Postcondition:
 returns the element stored in location index
 Parameters:
 index  The index of the value sought.
 Returns:
 A reference to the value found in the vector.
elements
public Iterator elements()
 Construct an iterator over the elements of the vector.
The iterator considers elements with increasing
index.
 Postcondition:
 returns an iterator (ordered enumeration) allowing one to
view elements of vector
 Returns:
 An iterator to traverse the vector.
firstElement
public Object firstElement()
 Get access to the first element of the vector.
 Precondition:
 vector contains an element
 Postcondition:
 returns first value in vector
 Returns:
 Access to the first element of the vector.
indexOf
public int indexOf(Object elem)
 Assuming the data is not in order, find the index of a
value, or return 1 if not found.
 Postcondition:
 returns index of element equal to object, or 1. Starts at 0.
 Parameters:
 elem  The value sought in vector.
 Returns:
 The index of the first occurrence of the value.
indexOf
public int indexOf(Object elem,
int index)
 Assuming the data is not in order, find the index of a value
or return 1 if the value is not found. Search starts at index.
 Postcondition:
 returns index of element equal to object, or 1. Starts at index.
 Parameters:
 elem  The value sought.
 index  The first location considered.
 Returns:
 The index of the first location, or 1 if not found.
insertElementAt
public void insertElementAt(Object obj,
int index)
 Insert an element at a particular location.
Vector is grown as needed
 Precondition:
 0 <= index <= size()
 Postcondition:
 inserts new value in vector with desired index
moving elements from index to size()1 to right
 Parameters:
 obj  The value to be inserted.
 index  The location of the new value.
isEmpty
public boolean isEmpty()
 Determine if the Vector contains no values.
 Postcondition:
 returns true iff there are no elements in the vector
 Returns:
 True iff the vector is empty.
lastElement
public Object lastElement()
 Fetch a reference to the last value in the vector.
 Precondition:
 vector is not empty
 Postcondition:
 returns last element of the vector
 Returns:
 A reference to the last value.
lastIndexOf
public int lastIndexOf(Object obj)
 Search for the last occurrence of a value within the
vector. If none is found, return 1.
 Postcondition:
 returns index of last occurrence of object in the vector, or 1
 Parameters:
 obj  The value sought.
 Returns:
 The index of the last occurrence in the vector.
lastIndexOf
public int lastIndexOf(Object obj,
int index)
 Find the index of the last occurrence of the value in the vector before
the indexth position.
 Precondition:
 index >= 0
 Postcondition:
 returns the index of last occurrence of object at or before
index.
 Parameters:
 obj  The value sought.
 index  The last acceptable index.
 Returns:
 The index of the last occurrence of the value, or 1 if none.
clear
public void clear()
 Remove all the values of the vector.
 Postcondition:
 vector is empty
removeAllElements
public void removeAllElements()
 Remove all the elements of the vector.
Kept for compatibility with java.util.Vector.
 Postcondition:
 vector is empty
 See Also:
 clear
removeElement
public boolean removeElement(Object element)
 Remove an element, by value, from vector.
 Postcondition:
 element equal to parameter is removed
 Parameters:
 element  The element to be removed.
 Returns:
 The element actually removed, or if none, null.
removeElementAt
public void removeElementAt(int where)
 Remove an element at a particular location.
 Precondition:
 0 <= where && where < size()
 Postcondition:
 indicated element is removed, size decreases by 1
 Parameters:
 where  The location of the element to be removed.
setElementAt
public void setElementAt(Object obj,
int index)
 Change the value stored at location index.
 Precondition:
 0 <= index && index < size()
 Postcondition:
 element value is changed to obj
 Parameters:
 obj  The new value to be stored.
 index  The index of the new value.
setSize
public void setSize(int newSize)
 Explicitly set the size of the array.
Any new elements are initialized to the default value.
 Precondition:
 newSize >= 0
 Postcondition:
 vector is resized, any new elements are initialized
 Parameters:
 newSize  The ultimate size of the vector.
size
public int size()
 Determine the number of elements in the vector.
 Postcondition:
 returns the size of the vector
 Returns:
 The number of elements within the vector.
trimToSize
public void trimToSize()
 Trim the vector to exactly the correct size.
 Postcondition:
 minimizes allocated size of vector
toString
public String toString()
 Determine a string representation for the vector.
 Postcondition:
 returns a string representation of vector
 Returns:
 A string representation for the vector.
 Overrides:
 toString in class Object
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