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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] question about multi_array use
From: OvermindDL1 (overminddl1_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-08-07 20:09:11
On Fri, Aug 7, 2009 at 2:04 PM, Anton Daneyko<self_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> I might be wrong, but it seems the answer is "no you can't do that", because
> the dimensionality is a template parameter multi_array<int, 2> and
> multi_array<int, 3> are different types. However I would like to hear some
> else' opinion as well.
> Anton Daneyko.
> On Fri, Aug 7, 2009 at 3:48 PM, Alle Meije Wink <a.m.wink_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> I would like to use the multi_array container to handle imaging data. The
>> image data can be anything up to 8-dimensional (usually up to 4) and
>> dimension information is found in records that accompany the binary data.
>> Would it be possible to create an image class that takes the
>> dimensionality and extents list as parameters, so that images of all
>> dimensionalities can be treated as one class?
>> For example, could the dimensionality be passed as a size_t argument?
>> What I understand from the multi_array paper is that the extents list
>> would only be required whan the array is initialised.
You could always just wrap up each of the possible dimensions in a
struct that can handle the (de)serialization and everything too,
perhaps use crtp to put identical functionality in a non-virtual base
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