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Commons Math example source code file (

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Java - Commons Math tags/keywords

conversion, defaulttransformer, exception, exception, io, mathexception, mathexception, number, numbertransformer, object, override, override, serializable, transformation, transformation

The Commons Math source code

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package org.apache.commons.math.util;


import org.apache.commons.math.MathException;

 * A Default NumberTransformer for java.lang.Numbers and Numeric Strings. This
 * provides some simple conversion capabilities to turn any java.lang.Number
 * into a primitive double or to turn a String representation of a Number into
 * a double.
 * @version $Revision: 811685 $ $Date: 2009-09-05 13:36:48 -0400 (Sat, 05 Sep 2009) $
public class DefaultTransformer implements NumberTransformer, Serializable {

    /** Serializable version identifier */
    private static final long serialVersionUID = 4019938025047800455L;

     * @param o  the object that gets transformed.
     * @return a double primitive representation of the Object o.
     * @throws org.apache.commons.math.MathException If it cannot successfully
     * be transformed or is null.
     * @see <a href=""/>
    public double transform(Object o) throws MathException{

        if (o == null) {
            throw new MathException("Conversion Exception in Transformation, Object is null");

        if (o instanceof Number) {
            return ((Number)o).doubleValue();

        try {
            return Double.valueOf(o.toString()).doubleValue();
        } catch (NumberFormatException e) {
            throw new MathException(e,
                                    "Conversion Exception in Transformation: {0}", e.getMessage());

    /** {@inheritDoc} */
    public boolean equals(Object other) {
        if (this == other) {
            return true;
        if (other == null) {
            return false;
        return other instanceof DefaultTransformer;

    /** {@inheritDoc} */
    public int hashCode() {
        // some arbitrary number ...
        return 401993047;


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