MOEA Framework 2.12
API Specification

org.moeaframework.util.tree
Class For

java.lang.Object
  extended by org.moeaframework.util.tree.Node
      extended by org.moeaframework.util.tree.For

public class For
extends Node

The node for executing an expression for a given number of iterations. A named variable is created that contains the loop counter. The inputs and outputs to this node are shown below:

Name Type Description
Argument 1 Number The starting loop counter value
Argument 2 Number The ending loop counter value
Argument 3 Number The increment of the loop counter
Argument 4 User-Defined The expression to execute inside the loop
Return Value User-Defined The return value of the last executed expression; or null if the loop was never executed


Constructor Summary
For(String variableName)
          Constructs a new node for executing an expression for a given number of iterations.
 
Method Summary
 For copyNode()
          Returns a copy of this node, but without any children or parents assigned.
 Object evaluate(Environment environment)
          Evaluates this node in the context of the specified environment.
 
Methods inherited from class org.moeaframework.util.tree.Node
copyTree, getArgument, getArgumentType, getDepth, getFunctionAt, getFunctionAt, getMaximumHeight, getMinimumHeight, getNodeAt, getNodeAt, getNodeAt, getNumberOfArguments, getNumberOfFunctions, getNumberOfFunctions, getNumberOfNodes, getNumberOfNodes, getNumberOfNodes, getNumberOfTerminals, getNumberOfTerminals, getParent, getReturnType, getTerminalAt, getTerminalAt, isFixed, isTerminal, isValid, setArgument, setFixed, setFixedTree, size, toString
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, wait, wait, wait
 

Constructor Detail

For

public For(String variableName)
Constructs a new node for executing an expression for a given number of iterations.

Parameters:
variableName - the name of the variable where the loop counter is stored
Method Detail

copyNode

public For copyNode()
Description copied from class: Node
Returns a copy of this node, but without any children or parents assigned.

Specified by:
copyNode in class Node
Returns:
a copy of this node, but without any children or parents assigned

evaluate

public Object evaluate(Environment environment)
Description copied from class: Node
Evaluates this node in the context of the specified environment.

Specified by:
evaluate in class Node
Parameters:
environment - the execution environment
Returns:
the result of evaluating this node

MOEA Framework 2.12
API Specification

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