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Overlap counter

Example overlap counter provides the simplest application of an interval_map that maps intervals to integers. An interval_map<int,int> serves as an overlap counter if we only add interval value pairs that carry 1 as associated value.

Doing so, the associated values that are accumulated in the interval_map are just the number of overlaps of all added intervals.

#include <iostream>
#include <boost/icl/split_interval_map.hpp>

using namespace std;
using namespace boost::icl;


/* The most simple example of an interval_map is an overlap counter.
   If intervals are added that are associated with the value 1,
   all overlaps of added intervals are counted as a result in the
   associated values. 
*/
typedef interval_map<int, int> OverlapCounterT;

void print_overlaps(const OverlapCounterT& counter)
{
    for(OverlapCounterT::const_iterator it = counter.begin(); it != counter.end(); it++)
    {
        discrete_interval<int> itv  = (*it).first;
        int overlaps_count = (*it).second;
        if(overlaps_count == 1)
            cout << "in interval " << itv << " intervals do not overlap" << endl;
        else
            cout << "in interval " << itv << ": "<< overlaps_count << " intervals overlap" << endl;
    }
}

void overlap_counter()
{
    OverlapCounterT overlap_counter;
    discrete_interval<int> inter_val;

    inter_val = discrete_interval<int>::right_open(4,8);
    cout << "-- adding   " << inter_val << " -----------------------------------------" << endl;
    overlap_counter += make_pair(inter_val, 1);
    print_overlaps(overlap_counter);
    cout << "-----------------------------------------------------------" << endl;

    inter_val = discrete_interval<int>::right_open(6,9);
    cout << "-- adding   " << inter_val << " -----------------------------------------" << endl;
    overlap_counter += make_pair(inter_val, 1);
    print_overlaps(overlap_counter);
    cout << "-----------------------------------------------------------" << endl;

    inter_val = discrete_interval<int>::right_open(1,9);
    cout << "-- adding   " << inter_val << " -----------------------------------------" << endl;
    overlap_counter += make_pair(inter_val, 1);
    print_overlaps(overlap_counter);
    cout << "-----------------------------------------------------------" << endl;
    
}

int main()
{
    cout << ">>Interval Container Library: Sample overlap_counter.cpp <<\n";
    cout << "-----------------------------------------------------------\n";
    overlap_counter();
    return 0;
}

// Program output:

// >>Interval Container Library: Sample overlap_counter.cpp <<
// -----------------------------------------------------------
// -- adding   [4,8) -----------------------------------------
// in interval [4,8) intervals do not overlap
// -----------------------------------------------------------
// -- adding   [6,9) -----------------------------------------
// in interval [4,6) intervals do not overlap
// in interval [6,8): 2 intervals overlap
// in interval [8,9) intervals do not overlap
// -----------------------------------------------------------
// -- adding   [1,9) -----------------------------------------
// in interval [1,4) intervals do not overlap
// in interval [4,6): 2 intervals overlap
// in interval [6,8): 3 intervals overlap
// in interval [8,9): 2 intervals overlap
// -----------------------------------------------------------


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