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Study Guide Midterm 2 Spring 2011

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Q1. Duplicate the List

Below is the code for weave() which makes count copies of the node nextOne inserts them into the list that starts at this every skipAmount nodes.
   *Weave the input sound count times every skipAmount elements* @param nextOne SoundElement to be copied into the list
   *@param count how many times to copy
   * @param skipAmount how many nodes to skip per weave
  public void weave(SoundElement nextOne, int count, int skipAmount)
    SoundElement current = this; // Start from here
    SoundElement copy; // Where we keep the one to be weaved in
    SoundElement oldNext; // Need this to insert properly
    int skipped; // Number skipped currently

    for (int i=1; i <= count; i++)
      copy = nextOne.copyNode(); // Make a copy

      //Skip skipAmount nodes
      skipped = 1;
      while ((current.getNext() != null) && (skipped <= skipAmount))
        current = current.getNext();

      if (current.getNext() == null) // Did we actually get to the end early?
        break; // Leave the loop

      oldNext = current.getNext(); // Save its next
      current.insertAfter(copy); // Insert the copy after this one
      current = oldNext; // Continue on with the rest

Write a new method that copies a whole list, start from this. Each node in the this list should be copied and connected up to a copy of this, in the same order. The method copyList returns the copy of the node this. If a list looks like A-B-C, this method should return (copy of A)-(copy of B)-(copy of C)

public SoundElement copyList(){


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Q2. Imagine that you have a collection of nodes that have links like the below. Let’s say that node1 is pointing to an instance of class PictureNodeBranch and that all other nodes are instances of class PictureNodeDoubly:


You should assume that the accessors and manipulators getPrevious, getNext, setPrevious, setNext, and getFirstChild and setFirstChild all exist. You may not use any other methods (e.g., remove, add, last, insertAfter).

a. Imagine that you have a new node referenced by variable newNode (containing, say, “monster.jpg”). What statements would you use to insert newNode between the nodes containing “house-blue.jpg” and “tree-blue.jpg”? You only have the variable reference to node1 to start from, but you can assume that you know the structure above.

b. Now remove the node from the list containing "house-blue.jpg" and make sure that the firstChild , next, and previous links are correct.

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Q3. Review the class structure for the WolfAttackMovie.


a. What are all the methods and fields (instance variables) known to a BlueScreenNode?

b. What does an instance of BlueScreenNode know or have that a PictNode doesn't?

c. An HBranch instance has a firstChild link. Why? Where did it come from?

d. Here is a method for HBranch.
   * Ask all our children to draw,
   * then tell the next element to draw
   * @param turtle Turtle to draw with
  public void drawWith(Turtle turtle) {
    // start with the first child
    DrawableNode current = this.getFirstChild();
    // Have my children draw
    while (current != null) {
      current = current.getNext();
    // Have my next draw
    if (this.getNext() != null) {
      current = this.getNext();

For each field and method above that is NOT defined in HBranch, tell me which class it IS defined in.

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