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Prashant Neginahal
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Joined: Dec 04, 2002
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Hi All,
What is hashing?What is the use of hashCode()? How it is used for storage in Collections?

Prashant
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Ellen Zhao
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Joined: Sep 17, 2002
Posts: 581
Welcome to data structures
Check the link:
http://mathworld.wolfram.com/HashFunction.html
The explanation is concise and clear, with good example.
Ellen
[ December 30, 2002: Message edited by: Ellen Fu ]
 
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