net.sf.taverna.t2.partition
Interface PartitionAlgorithm<ValueType>

All Known Implementing Classes:
CustomPartitionAlgorithm, LiteralValuePartitionAlgorithm

public interface PartitionAlgorithm<ValueType>

Interface for classes which can partition a set of objects into subsets according to some embedded partitioning rule

Author:
Tom Oinn, Stuart Owen

Method Summary
 ValueType allocate(java.lang.Object newItem, PropertyExtractorRegistry reg)
          Given an object to classify return the value of the partition into which the object falls.
 

Method Detail

allocate

ValueType allocate(java.lang.Object newItem,
                   PropertyExtractorRegistry reg)
Given an object to classify return the value of the partition into which the object falls.

Parameters:
newItem -
Returns: