KickJava   Java API By Example, From Geeks To Geeks.

Java > Open Source Codes > org > jgap > distr > grid > IRequestSplitStrategy


1 /*
2  * This file is part of JGAP.
3  *
4  * JGAP offers a dual license model containing the LGPL as well as the MPL.
5  *
6  * For licencing information please see the file license.txt included with JGAP
7  * or have a look at the top of class org.jgap.Chromosome which representatively
8  * includes the JGAP license policy applicable for any file delivered with JGAP.
9  */

10 package org.jgap.distr.grid;
11
12 import java.io.*;
13
14 /**
15  * Interface for a strategy how to split a work request into parts. Each part
16  * will be sent to a worker as an individual work request.
17  *
18  * @author Klaus Meffert
19  * @since 3.2
20  */

21 public interface IRequestSplitStrategy
22     extends Serializable {
23
24   /** String containing the CVS revision. Read out via reflection!*/
25   final static String JavaDoc CVS_REVISION = "$Revision: 1.1 $";
26
27   /**
28    * Creates single requests to be sent to workers. This is done by splitting
29    * a single request into several parts. Each parts is sort of a modified
30    * clone of the original (super) request
31    *
32    * @param a_request the request to split
33    * @return single requests to be computed by workers
34    * @throws Exception
35    *
36    * @author Klaus Meffert
37    * @since 3.2
38    */

39   public JGAPRequest[] split(JGAPRequest a_request)
40       throws Exception JavaDoc;
41 }
42
Popular Tags