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The purpose of this assignment is:

* To review basic Java programming concepts

* To review static methods in Java

* To review the Java API (application programming interface)

* To acquaint you with the development system you choose to use

* To learn the required process for submitting homework in this course

* To begin our study of abstraction-based software design with an

algebraic specification for an abstract data type of immutable sets

You will complete an implementation in Java of the FSet ADT

that is specified below. Collaboration between students is

forbidden on this assignment. You are responsible for keeping your

code hidden from all other students. Turn in your work on this

assignment before 11:59 pm on the due date by following instructions

on the course’s main assignments web page,


Your file of Java code should begin with a block comment that lists

1. Your name, as you want the instructor to write it.

2. Your email address.

3. Any remarks that you wish to make to the instructor.

Part of your grade will depend on the quality and correctness of your

code, part will depend on the readability of your code (comments and

indentation), and part will depend on how well you follow the procedure

above for submitting your work. Assignments submitted between 12:00 am

and 11:59 pm the day after the due date will receive a 20 percentage point

penalty on the assignment.


Your assignment is to write the code for a single file, FSet.java,

that implements the specification below. A test program

(/course/cs3500sp13/Assignments/A1/TestFSet.java) will be provided.


Specification of the FSet ADT.

FSet is an immutable abstract data type whose values represent

finite sets with elements of type Integer.

The FSet ADT shall be implemented in Java and will be tested on

CCIS Linux machines with only their standard software.

The code for this implementation shall be in the default package and

shall define a public class named FSet. The operations of the

FSet class shall be provided by the following public methods

of the FSet class:


Static methods:

emptySet : -> FSet

include : FSet x Integer -> FSet

add : FSet x Integer -> FSet

size : FSet -> int

isEmpty : FSet -> boolean

contains : FSet x Integer -> boolean

isSubset : FSet x FSet -> boolean

remove : FSet x Integer -> FSet

union : FSet x FSet -> FSet

intersect : FSet x FSet -> FSet

Dynamic methods (for which the receiver is an FSet):

toString : -> String

equals : Object -> boolean

hashCode : -> int


Null arguments may not be passed to any of the above methods

except for equals(Object).

Algebraic specification:

FSet.add (s, k) = s

if FSet.contains (s, k)

FSet.add (s, k) = FSet.include (s, k)

if ! (FSet.contains (s, k))

FSet.size (FSet.emptySet()) = 0

FSet.size (FSet.include (s0, k0))

= FSet.size (s0)

if FSet.contains (s0, k0)

FSet.size (FSet.include (s0, k0))

= 1 + FSet.size (s0)

if ! (FSet.contains (s0, k0))

FSet.isEmpty (FSet.emptySet()) = true

FSet.isEmpty (FSet.include(s0, k0)) = false

FSet.contains (FSet.emptySet(), k) = false

FSet.contains (FSet.include (s0, k0), k)

= true

if k.equals(k0)

FSet.contains (FSet.include (s0, k0), k)

= FSet.contains (s0, k)

if ! (k.equals(k0))

FSet.isSubset (FSet.emptySet(), s2) = true

FSet.isSubset (FSet.include (s0, k0), s2)

= FSet.isSubset (s0, s2)

if FSet.contains (s2, k0)

FSet.isSubset (FSet.include (s0, k0), s2)

= false

if ! (FSet.contains (s2, k0))

FSet.remove (FSet.emptySet(), k) = FSet.emptySet()

FSet.remove (FSet.include (s0, k0), k)

= FSet.remove (s0, k)

if k.equals(k0)

FSet.remove (FSet.include (s0, k0), k)

= FSet.include (FSet.remove (s0, k), k0)

if ! (k.equals(k0))

FSet.union (FSet.emptySet(), s2) = s2

FSet.union (FSet.include (s0, k0), s2)

= FSet.union (s0, s2)

if FSet.contains (s2, k0)

FSet.union (FSet.include (s0, k0), s2)

= FSet.include (FSet.union (s0, s2), k0)

if ! (FSet.contains (s2, k0))

FSet.intersect (FSet.emptySet(), s2) = FSet.emptySet()

FSet.intersect (FSet.include (s0, k0), s2)

= FSet.include (FSet.intersect (s0, s2), k0)

if FSet.contains (s2, k0)

FSet.intersect (FSet.include (s0, k0), s2)

= FSet.intersect (s0, s2)

if ! (FSet.contains (s2, k0))

s.toString() = “{…(” + FSet.size(s) + ” elements,

contains 2: ” + FSet.contains(s, 2) + “)…}”

Values of the FSet ADT shall also implement the public

dynamic methods equals(Object) and hashCode() such that

If s1 is a value of the FSet ADT, then

s1.equals(null) returns false.

If s1 is a value of the FSet ADT, but x is not, then

s1.equals(x) returns false.

If s1 and s2 are values of the FSet ADT, then

s1.equals(s2) if and only if

for every Integer k

FSet.contains (s1, k) if and only if

FSet.contains (s2, k)

If s1 and s2 are values of the FSet ADT, and


then s1.hashCode() == s2.hashCode().