# API for accumulators
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by Konrad Hinsen

### clojure-contrib is now deprecated

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a set of separate libraries for each unit of functionality. The libraries
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Full namespace name:

clojure.contrib.accumulators
## Overview

A generic accumulator interface and implementations of various
accumulators.

## Public Variables and Functions

## add

multimethod
This library, clojure-contrib, is deprecated. See here for more information.
Usage: (add acc item)

Add item to the accumulator acc. The exact meaning of adding an
an item depends on the type of the accumulator.

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## add-items

function
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Usage: (add-items acc items)

Add all elements of a collection coll to the accumulator acc.

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## combine

multimethod
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Usage: (combine & accs)

Combine the values of the accumulators acc1 and acc2 into a
single accumulator of the same type.

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## empty-counter

var
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An empty counter accumulator. Its value is a map that stores for
every item the number of times it was added.

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## empty-counter-with-total

var
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An empty counter-with-total accumulator. It works like the counter
accumulator, except that the total number of items added is stored as the
value of the key :total.

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## empty-list

var
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An empty list accumulator. Adding an item appends it at the beginning.

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## empty-map

var
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An empty map accumulator. Items to be added must be [key value] pairs.

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## empty-maximum

var
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An empty maximum accumulator. Only numbers can be added.

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## empty-mean-variance

var
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An empty mean-variance accumulator, combining sample mean and
sample variance. Only numbers can be added.

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## empty-min-max

var
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An empty min-max accumulator, combining minimum and maximum.
Only numbers can be added.

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## empty-minimum

var
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An empty minimum accumulator. Only numbers can be added.

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## empty-product

var
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An empty sum accumulator. Only numbers can be added.

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## empty-queue

var
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An empty queue accumulator. Adding an item appends it at the end.

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## empty-set

var
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An empty set accumulator.

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## empty-string

var
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An empty string accumulator. Adding an item (string or character)
appends it at the end.

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## empty-sum

var
This library, clojure-contrib, is deprecated. See here for more information.
An empty sum accumulator. Only numbers can be added.

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## empty-tuple

function
This library, clojure-contrib, is deprecated. See here for more information.
Usage: (empty-tuple empty-accumulators)

Returns an accumulator tuple with the supplied empty-accumulators
as its value. Accumulator tuples consist of several accumulators that
work in parallel. Added items must be sequences whose number of elements
matches the number of sub-accumulators.

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## empty-vector

var
This library, clojure-contrib, is deprecated. See here for more information.
An empty vector accumulator. Adding an item appends it at the end.

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