Fri, 24 May 2002 10:59:44 -0400
Use an array. Don't remember for sure, but I think something like
q = array (0, max (map fst list)) list
f = (q!!)
will probably work.
On Fri, May 24, 2002, Carl McTague wrote:
> Hi there,
> is there a simple way to carry out the following type of conversion?
> Suppose I have a list (finite) of (value,image) pairs such as:
> list = [(0,1),(1,0)]
> >From this I want to generate a function
> f 0 = 1
> f 1 = 0
> Is there a way to do this? Note, I don't want to define a function
> that searches through the list each time it is invoked, I want to
> generate the function once and have it be as fast as the
> pattern-matcher can make it.
> So, I'm looking for a function g :: [(a,b)] -> a -> b
> Is this simple to do?
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