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STL’s Associative Containers

  • Bruce Sutherland
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Abstract

All of the STL containers you have seen so far have stored individual data elements. In this chapter you will be introduced to associative containers. These containers associate a key with the data values that you are inserting. In the case of the map and unordered_map containers, you are required to supply a value to use as the key, whereas the set and unordered_set containers automatically generate keys from the data you supply. I'll explain the differences between each of these containers as I work through some examples in this chapter, beginningwith the set container.

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© Bruce Sutherland 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Bruce Sutherland
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  1. 1.VICAustralia

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