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Re: How best to implement a hash table in Mathematica


On 2/18/2012 3:28 AM, Joseph Gwinn wrote:
> I have an application that resembles dictionary lookup, with significant
> rates of collision.
>
>...

Mathematica presumably already uses hashing for storage of stuff like

f[{a,b,c}] = value1
f[{1,2,c}] = value2

etc.

Initializing a hashtable with 10^4 (identical?) empty keys makes no
sense. Did I misunderstand your message?





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