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author Mike Spivey Thu, 05 Oct 2017 08:04:15 +0100
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1 (* lab4/util.ml *)
2 (* Copyright (c) 2017 J. M. Spivey *)
3
4 (* |take n [x1; x2; ...] = [x1; x2; ...; xn]| *)
5 let rec take n =
6 function
7 [] -> []
8 | x::xs -> if n = 0 then [] else x :: take (n-1) xs
9
10 (* |drop n [x1; x2; ...] = [x_{n+1}; x_{n+2}; ...]| *)
11 let rec drop n =
12 function
13 [] -> []
14 | x::xs -> if n = 0 then x::xs else drop (n-1) xs
15
16 (* |can f x| is true if |f x| doesn't raise |Not_found| *)
17 let can f x = try f x; true with Not_found -> false
18
19 (* |make_hash n [(x1, y1); ...]| creates a hash table of size |n|
20 that initially contains the pairs |(x1, y1)|, ... *)
21 let make_hash n ps =
22 let table = Hashtbl.create n in
23 List.iter (function (x, y) -> Hashtbl.add table x y) ps;
24 table
25
26 (* |accum f [x1; x2; ...; xn] a| computes f xn (... (f x2 (f x1 a)) ...) *)
27 let rec accum f ys a =
28 match ys with
29 [] -> a
30 | x::xs -> accum f xs (f x a)