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Commons Math example source code file (

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The Commons Math source code

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package org.apache.commons.math.ode.sampling;

import org.apache.commons.math.ode.DerivativeException;

 * This interface represents a handler that should be called after
 * each successful step.
 * <p>The ODE integrators compute the evolution of the state vector at
 * some grid points that depend on their own internal algorithm. Once
 * they have found a new grid point (possibly after having computed
 * several evaluation of the derivative at intermediate points), they
 * provide it to objects implementing this interface. These objects
 * typically either ignore the intermediate steps and wait for the
 * last one, store the points in an ephemeris, or forward them to
 * specialized processing or output methods.</p>
 * @see org.apache.commons.math.ode.FirstOrderIntegrator
 * @see org.apache.commons.math.ode.SecondOrderIntegrator
 * @see StepInterpolator
 * @version $Revision: 811786 $ $Date: 2009-09-06 05:36:08 -0400 (Sun, 06 Sep 2009) $
 * @since 1.2

public interface StepHandler {

  /** Determines whether this handler needs dense output.
   * <p>This method allows the integrator to avoid performing extra
   * computation if the handler does not need dense output. If this
   * method returns false, the integrator will call the {@link
   * #handleStep} method with a {@link DummyStepInterpolator} rather
   * than a custom interpolator.</p>
   * @return true if the handler needs dense output
  boolean requiresDenseOutput();

  /** Reset the step handler.
   * Initialize the internal data as required before the first step is
   * handled.
  void reset();

   * Handle the last accepted step
   * @param interpolator interpolator for the last accepted step. For
   * efficiency purposes, the various integrators reuse the same
   * object on each call, so if the instance wants to keep it across
   * all calls (for example to provide at the end of the integration a
   * continuous model valid throughout the integration range, as the
   * {@link org.apache.commons.math.ode.ContinuousOutputModel
   * ContinuousOutputModel} class does), it should build a local copy
   * using the clone method of the interpolator and store this copy.
   * Keeping only a reference to the interpolator and reusing it will
   * result in unpredictable behavior (potentially crashing the application).
   * @param isLast true if the step is the last one
   * @throws DerivativeException this exception is propagated to the
   * caller if the underlying user function triggers one
  void handleStep(StepInterpolator interpolator, boolean isLast) throws DerivativeException;


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