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Point of view
All features
deferred class HASH_TABLE_SIZE
Summary
Some useful features to deal with prime INTEGER values in order to select an appropriate size for some hash table (used for example by the DICTIONARY class as well as by the SET class).
Direct parents
Insert list: PLATFORM
Known children
Insert list: ABSTRACT_HASHED_DICTIONARY, ABSTRACT_HASHED_SET, HASHED_BIJECTIVE_DICTIONARY
Overview
Features
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Capacity management: ideally we try to keep the dictionary less than 2/3rd filled
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Maximum:
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Minimum:
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Bits:
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prime_number_ceiling (integer: INTEGER_32): INTEGER_32
effective function
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A good prime number, large enough, and no smaller than integer.
prime_capacity (a_capacity: INTEGER_32): INTEGER_32
effective function
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should_increase_capacity (a_capacity: INTEGER_32, a_count: INTEGER_32): BOOLEAN
effective function
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Maximum_character_code: INTEGER_16
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Largest supported code for CHARACTER values.
Maximum_integer_8: INTEGER_8
is 127
constant attribute
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Largest supported value of type INTEGER_8.
Maximum_integer_16: INTEGER_16
is 32767
constant attribute
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Largest supported value of type INTEGER_16.
Maximum_integer: INTEGER_32
is 2147483647
constant attribute
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Largest supported value of type INTEGER/INTEGER_32.
Maximum_integer_32: INTEGER_32
is 2147483647
constant attribute
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Largest supported value of type INTEGER/INTEGER_32.
Maximum_integer_64: INTEGER_64
is 9223372036854775807
constant attribute
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Largest supported value of type INTEGER_64.
Maximum_real_32: REAL_32
is {REAL_32 3.4028234663852885981170418348451692544e+38}
constant attribute
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Largest non-special (no NaNs nor infinity) supported value of type REAL_32.
Maximum_real: REAL_64
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Largest non-special (no NaNs nor infinity) supported value of type REAL.
Maximum_real_64: REAL_64
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Largest non-special (no NaNs nor infinity) supported value of type REAL.
Maximum_real_80: REAL_EXTENDED
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Largest supported value of type REAL_80.
Minimum_character_code: INTEGER_16
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Smallest supported code for CHARACTER values.
Minimum_integer_8: INTEGER_8
is -128
constant attribute
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Smallest supported value of type INTEGER_8.
Minimum_integer_16: INTEGER_16
is -32768
constant attribute
{}
Smallest supported value of type INTEGER_16.
Minimum_integer: INTEGER_32
is -2147483648
constant attribute
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Smallest supported value of type INTEGER/INTEGER_32.
Minimum_integer_32: INTEGER_32
is -2147483648
constant attribute
{}
Smallest supported value of type INTEGER/INTEGER_32.
Minimum_integer_64: INTEGER_64
is -9223372036854775808
constant attribute
{}
Smallest supported value of type INTEGER_64.
Minimum_real_32: REAL_32
is {REAL_32 -3.40282346638528859811704183484516925440e+38}
constant attribute
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Smallest non-special (no NaNs nor infinity) supported value of type REAL_32.
Minimum_real: REAL_64
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Smallest non-special (no NaNs nor infinity) supported value of type REAL.
Minimum_real_64: REAL_64
{}
Smallest non-special (no NaNs nor infinity) supported value of type REAL.
Minimum_real_80: REAL_64
{}
Smallest supported value of type REAL_80.
Boolean_bits: INTEGER_32
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Number of bits in a value of type BOOLEAN.
Character_bits: INTEGER_32
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Number of bits in a value of type CHARACTER.
Integer_bits: INTEGER_32
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Number of bits in a value of type INTEGER.
Real_bits: INTEGER_32
is 64
constant attribute
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Number of bits in a value of type REAL.
Pointer_bits: INTEGER_32
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Number of bits in a value of type POINTER.