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I have a text file. This file contains two fields city and sale figure. the search operation shold work with an efficiency of 0 (log n).
Posted 21-Nov-12 4:11am
richcb 21-Nov-12 10:12am
Not a question. You need to provide code that you have tried and ask a specific question in regards to where you are having trouble.
boyliberal2007 21-Nov-12 10:24am
I don't known about this problem? please help me
Mathlab 21-Nov-12 10:37am
You need to create a hash for the table if you want that kind of performance
mark merrens 21-Nov-12 12:26pm
Patently a homework question: we don't do homework.
lewax00 21-Nov-12 12:52pm
Or a binary search. (Assuming it is sorted or can be sorted without impacting the requirements, of course.)
Mathlab 21-Nov-12 13:43pm
Yep, one you group them with a hash or some sort of indexing you can get a seacrh similar to log(x)
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you must supply more detail in order to get a good solution to your problem.
from your post i understand that you ar using a text file as database
text file cant replace a DB (from a preformancepoint of view), in oredr to solve this problem you can load all the data into Dictionary and query the dictionary for the data

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