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gov.nih.nlm.nls.tc.Sti
Class SemanticTypeComparator<T>

java.lang.Object
  extended by gov.nih.nlm.nls.tc.Sti.SemanticTypeComparator<T>
All Implemented Interfaces:
java.util.Comparator<T>

public class SemanticTypeComparator<T>
extends java.lang.Object
implements java.util.Comparator<T>

This class provides methods to compare Semantic Type.

History:

Version:
V-2009
Author:
NLM Lexical Systems Group

Field Summary
static int BY_ABBR
           
static int BY_NAME
           
static int BY_TUI
           
 
Constructor Summary
SemanticTypeComparator()
           
 
Method Summary
 int compare(T o1, T o2)
          This method compares two ST objects by the specified compare flag.
 void SetCompareFlag(int flag)
          Set the comparing flag
 void SetVerbose(boolean verbose)
          Set verbose flag for reading in ST file
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait
 
Methods inherited from interface java.util.Comparator
equals
 

Field Detail

BY_TUI

public static final int BY_TUI
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BY_ABBR

public static final int BY_ABBR
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BY_NAME

public static final int BY_NAME
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Constant Field Values
Constructor Detail

SemanticTypeComparator

public SemanticTypeComparator()
Method Detail

SetVerbose

public void SetVerbose(boolean verbose)
Set verbose flag for reading in ST file

Parameters:
verbose - verbose flag for reading in ST file

SetCompareFlag

public void SetCompareFlag(int flag)
Set the comparing flag

Parameters:
flag - comparing flag: BY_ID|BY_ABBR|BY_NAME

compare

public int compare(T o1,
                   T o2)
This method compares two ST objects by the specified compare flag.

Specified by:
compare in interface java.util.Comparator<T>
Parameters:
o1 - the first ST object to be compared
o2 - the second ST object to be compared
Returns:
a negative interger, zero, or a positive integer as the first argument is less than, equal to, or greater than the second.

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