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Supraja Kannaiyan
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Joined: Mar 09, 2007
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Can somebody explain how the bitset works?

How to convert string(Values like AAAA) to BitSet?
Campbell Ritchie
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Joined: Oct 13, 2005
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What did you learn when you read the BitSet(←link) documentation?
Matthew Brown
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Joined: Apr 06, 2010
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A BitSet maps integers to boolean values. It does this in a particularly efficient way (you could read Bit array for some of the theory behind it).

As such, I don't know what you mean by "convert a string to a bitmap". There's no natural correspondance between them, so you're going to have to define what the string means, and what the translation should mean.
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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