nz.ac.waikato.mcennis.rat.graph.algorithm.reusablecores.instanceFactories
Class StringInstanceFactory

java.lang.Object
  extended by nz.ac.waikato.mcennis.rat.graph.algorithm.reusablecores.instanceFactories.StringInstanceFactory
All Implemented Interfaces:
InstanceFactory

public class StringInstanceFactory
extends java.lang.Object
implements InstanceFactory

Class for transforming a String into an Instance from a property of name 'name'. This transformation creates a single nominal attribute with only the given string as an option. It is assumed that concatentation or normalization operations will combine attributes into a more useful nominal attribute.


Constructor Summary
StringInstanceFactory()
           
 
Method Summary
 weka.core.Instance transform(java.lang.Object value, java.lang.String name)
          Transform an object into an Instance where the name of the dataset and the names of the attributes are derived from the name provided.
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait
 

Constructor Detail

StringInstanceFactory

public StringInstanceFactory()
Method Detail

transform

public weka.core.Instance transform(java.lang.Object value,
                                    java.lang.String name)
Description copied from interface: InstanceFactory
Transform an object into an Instance where the name of the dataset and the names of the attributes are derived from the name provided.

Specified by:
transform in interface InstanceFactory
Parameters:
value - Property value to be transformed
name - string utilized to derive a dataset name and attribute names.
Returns:
Instance representing this object