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This is my project and i need a help to solve it with you

A page of text is to be read and analyzed to determine number of occurrences and locations of different words. The results of the analysis are to be stored in a suitable data structure. The main task in this project is to design a suitable ADT (call it WAnalysis) to store the results and enable the following operations to be performed as fast as possible:
(i) An operation to determine the total number of words of a particular length occurring in the page.
(ii) An operation to determine the total number of occurrences of a particular word.
(iii) An operation to display the locations of the occurrences of a word starting from the top of the page as a list of line and word numbers. Note that every new-line character indicates end of a line.

Phase I
In the first phase of the project you will describe the design of the ADT you suggest for the problem, as follows:
(a) Give the graphical representation of the ADT to show its structure. Label the diagram clearly.
(b) Give a specification of the operations (i), (ii) and (iii), and other supporting operations you may need to read the text from a text file and store the results in the ADT (e.g. insert).

Phase II
In the second phase of the project you will implement the ADT and the operations you specified in the first phase as a single Java class WAnalysis. You may use the ADTs you have studied in the course.
You must also give the time complexity of the algorithms you used to implement the above operations.

Example Input and Output Data:
Assume that words are separated by at least one space. Single letter words e.g. ‘a’, ‘I’, are counted as words. Punctuation (e.g. commas, periods, etc.) is to be ignored. Hyphenated words (e.g. ‘decision-makers’) or apostrophized words (e.g. ‘customer’s’) are to be read as single words. See the following example of a piece of text in the font Times New Roman, and size 12pts:

In these ways, the testing methodology provides a window into the total Web Experience from the customer’s point of view, providing insight and direction for business decision- makers. Marketing executives discover how they should allocate resources for maximal impact, while designers obtain insight into why particular features and functions are not working as planned and how to best modify them.

The output of the operation (i) for word length 3 would be 14.
The output of the operation (ii) for the word ‘and’ would be 3.
The output of the operation (iii) for the word ‘and’ would be (2, 9) (4, 10) (5, 4). Note that (2, 9) indicates that word ‘and’ is occurring on line 2 as the ninth word.

Thank you
Nov 8 '09 #1
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Hey there!

If you could post a bit of your code, it would be great. Might get better hits on your question that way...

In a bit!
Nov 9 '09 #2
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