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OpenMesh::Utils::HeapT< HeapEntry, HeapInterface > Class Template Reference

An efficient, highly customizable heap. More...

#include <OSG/Utils/HeapT.hh>

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Public Member Functions

 HeapT ()
 HeapT (const HeapInterface &_interface)
 Construct with a given HeapIterface.
 ~HeapT ()
HeapInterface & getInterface ()
const HeapInterface & getInterface () const
void clear ()
 clear the heap
bool empty () const
 is heap empty?
size_t size () const
 returns the size of heap
void reserve (size_t _n)
 reserve space for _n entries
void reset_heap_position (HeapEntry _h)
 reset heap position to -1 (not in heap)
bool is_stored (HeapEntry _h)
 is an entry in the heap?
void insert (HeapEntry _h)
 insert the entry _h
HeapEntry front () const
 get the first entry
void pop_front ()
 delete the first entry
void remove (HeapEntry _h)
 remove an entry
void update (HeapEntry _h)
 update an entry: change the key and update the position to reestablish the heap property.
bool check ()
 check heap condition

Protected Attributes

HeapInterface interface_
 Instance of HeapInterface.

Detailed Description

template<class HeapEntry, class HeapInterface = HeapEntry>
class OpenMesh::Utils::HeapT< HeapEntry, HeapInterface >

An efficient, highly customizable heap.

The main difference (and performance boost) of this heap compared to e.g. the heap of the STL is that here the positions of the heap's elements are accessible from the elements themself. Therefore if one changes the priority of an element one does not have to remove and re-insert this element, but can just call the update(HeapEntry) method.

This heap class is parameterized by two template arguments:

  • the class HeapEntry, that will be stored in the heap
  • the HeapInterface telling the heap how to compare heap entries and how to store the heap positions in the heap entries.

As an example how to use the class see declaration of class Decimater::DecimaterT.

See also

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