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Thread: For Loops in a Route Assignment Algorithm

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    Default For Loops in a Route Assignment Algorithm

    Basically, The aim of this program is to check if route times collide and if they do then suggest a new time and perform a recheck within the algorithm.



    As this Sample Image shows, there are collision points.

    PSEUDO CODE:

    For each booking
    	Get start time from user
    	Call SQL statement to find the max time of all routes
    	Call SQL statement to select all bookings within the max time before and after
    	Check for free routes in Booking table
     
    	If all routes are free
    		Insert all routes into a list
    		Randomize list
    		Return random route RX
    		Print confirmation message
    	Else
    		Insert all free routes into a list
    		Randomize list
    		Return random route RX
    		For X=1, X < Number Of Routes, x++  
    			For RX
    				Check if RX is in Collision Table
    				Check RX and the current booked route
    					For each current booking
    						Check if it collides with RX with the given start time
    							If RX collides with booked route
    								Add 5 minutes to start time
    								Try again
    							Else
    								Print confirmation message

    My Code:

    import java.sql.*;
    import java.util.ArrayList;
    import java.util.Collections;
    import java.util.List;
    import javax.swing.JOptionPane;
     
    public class Main {
     
        public static void main(String[] args) throws SQLException {
     
             int records = 0;
             int maxLength = 0;
             int routesFree = 0;
     
     
            //<editor-fold defaultstate="collapsed" desc="Creates new Student and booking">    
     
            Student s1 = new Student();
            Booking b1 = new Booking();
     
     
            s1.setStudentId(Integer.parseInt(JOptionPane.showInputDialog("Enter ID for Student: [0001]")));
            s1.setFname(JOptionPane.showInputDialog("Enter first name of Student: "));
            s1.setLname(JOptionPane.showInputDialog("Enter last name of Student: "));
            s1.setAddress(JOptionPane.showInputDialog("Enter address for Student: "));
            s1.setPhoneNo(JOptionPane.showInputDialog("Enter phone number for Student: "));
            s1.setOtherDetails(JOptionPane.showInputDialog("Enter other details for Student: [Glasses?]"));
     
            b1.setBookingId(0002);
            b1.setStartTime(Integer.parseInt(JOptionPane.showInputDialog("Enter Start time for Booking: [1200]")));
            b1.setBookingDate(JOptionPane.showInputDialog("Enter Date for Booking: [01-JAN-12]"));
            //</editor-fold>
     
     
           List <Booking> allBookings = new ArrayList<Booking>(); 
     
           allBookings.add(b1);
     
     
           for(Booking b:allBookings){ 
     
               JOptionPane.showMessageDialog(null, "Start Time: " + b1.getStartTime());//Get Start Time from user
     
               //<editor-fold defaultstate="collapsed" desc="To select max time of all routes">
               try {
                   Class.forName("oracle.jdbc.driver.OracleDriver");
                   //load the oracle driver...needs to be in classes folder in jre folder
               } catch (ClassNotFoundException e) {
                   System.out.println(
                           " Can't find class oracle.jdbc.driver.OracleDriver");
                   System.exit(1);
               }
     
               Connection conn = null;
               //new connection object
               Statement stmtMax = null;
               //new statemnt object
               ResultSet maxTime = null;
               //new record set object
               try {
                   conn = DriverManager.getConnection("jdbc:oracle:thin:@studentoracle.students.ittralee.ie:1521:orcl",
                           "t00145500", "76smqyps");
                   stmtMax = conn.createStatement();
                   // create the statement for this connection
                   //</editor-fold>
     
                   /*maxTime = stmtMax.executeQuery(
                   "SELECT MAX(LENGTH) FROM ROUTE");
                   // get the results of select query and store in recordset object
                   while (maxTime.next()) {
                       // move to first/next record of recordset
                       JOptionPane.showMessageDialog(null, "Check: Max time of all routes: " + maxTime.getString(1));
                       // output next record using string format
                   }*/
     
                String sql2 = "SELECT MAX(LENGTH) FROM ROUTE";
                PreparedStatement prest2 = conn.prepareStatement(sql2);
                ResultSet rs2 = prest2.executeQuery();
                while (rs2.next()){
                maxLength = rs2.getInt(1);
     
              }
     
              JOptionPane.showMessageDialog(null, "Check: Max time of all routes: " + maxLength);
     
                   //<editor-fold defaultstate="collapsed" desc="Error handling for Select Statement"> 
                   maxTime.close();
                   maxTime = null;
                   stmtMax.close();
                   stmtMax = null;
                   conn.close();
                   conn = null;
     
               } catch (SQLException e) {
                   System.out.println(" A SQL error: " + e.getMessage());
     
               } finally {
                   if (maxTime != null) {
                       try {
                           maxTime.close();
                       } catch (SQLException ignore) {
                       }
                   }
     
                   if (stmtMax != null) {
                       try {
                           stmtMax.close();
                       } catch (SQLException ignore) {
                       }
                   }
     
                   if (conn != null) {
                       try {
                           conn.close();
                       } catch (SQLException ignore) {
                       }
                   }
               }
     
              // </editor-fold>
     
     
     
     
              //<editor-fold defaultstate="collapsed" desc="To select all bookings within a time">
               try {
                   Class.forName("oracle.jdbc.driver.OracleDriver");
                   //load the oracle driver...needs to be in classes folder in jre folder
               } catch (ClassNotFoundException e) {
                   System.out.println(
                           " Can't find class oracle.jdbc.driver.OracleDriver");
                   System.exit(1);
               }
     
               Connection conn2 = null;
               //new connection object
              // Statement stmtTime = null;
               //new statemnt object
              // ResultSet withinTime = null;
               //new record set object
               try {
                   conn2 = DriverManager.getConnection("jdbc:oracle:thin:@studentoracle.students.ittralee.ie:1521:orcl",
                           "t00145500", "76smqyps");
                   //stmtTime = conn2.createStatement();
                   // create the statement for this connection
                   //</editor-fold>
     
     
     
                   PreparedStatement prest1;
     
                    String sql1 = "SELECT * FROM BOOKING where BOOKINGDATE = ? AND STARTTIME BETWEEN ? AND ?";
                    prest1 = conn2.prepareStatement(sql1);
                    prest1.setString(1,b1.getBookingDate());
                    prest1.setInt(2,b1.getStartTime()-5);
                    prest1.setInt(3,b1.getStartTime()+5);
                    ResultSet rs1 = prest1.executeQuery();
                    while(rs1.next()) {
     
                    String bookDate = rs1.getString(1);
                    int startTimePlus = rs1.getInt(2);
                    int startTimeMinus = rs1.getInt(3);
     
                    JOptionPane.showMessageDialog(null, " Check: Bookings within a time: \n\nDate: \n" + bookDate + "\nStart Time plus:\n"
                            + startTimePlus+ "\nStart Time minus:\n" + startTimeMinus);
     
                    }
     
     
                   /*
                   withinTime = stmtTime.executeQuery(
                   "SELECT * FROM BOOKINGS WHERE" + b1.getStartTime() + "<=" + b1.getStartTime() + "-" + maxTime +
                           "AND" + b1.getStartTime() + ">=" + b1.getStartTime() + "+" + maxTime);
                   // get the results of select query and store in recordset object
     
                     JOptionPane.showMessageDialog(null, " Check: Bookings within a time: \n" + withinTime.getString(1));
     
                     while (withinTime.next()) {
                       // move to first/next record of recordset
                       JOptionPane.showMessageDialog(null, " Check: Bookings within a time: \n" + withinTime.getString(1));
                       // output next record using string format
                   }*/
                   //<editor-fold defaultstate="collapsed" desc="Error handling for Select Statement">
                  // withinTime.close();
                  // withinTime = null;
                  // stmtTime.close();
                  // stmtTime = null;
                   conn2.close();
                   conn2 = null;
     
               } catch (SQLException e) {
                   System.out.println(" A SQL error: " + e.getMessage());
     
               } /*finally {
                   if (withinTime != null) {
                       try {
                           withinTime.close();
                       } catch (SQLException ignore) {
                       }
                   }
     
                   if (stmtTime != null) {
                       try {
                           stmtTime.close();
                       } catch (SQLException ignore) {
                       }
                   }*/
     
                   if (conn2 != null) {
                       try {
                           conn2.close();
                       } catch (SQLException ignore) {
                       }
                   }
               }
     
              // </editor-fold>
     
     
     
                //<editor-fold defaultstate="collapsed" desc="To select all free routes">
               try {
                   Class.forName("oracle.jdbc.driver.OracleDriver");
                   //load the oracle driver...needs to be in classes folder in jre folder
               } catch (ClassNotFoundException e) {
                   System.out.println(
                           " Can't find class oracle.jdbc.driver.OracleDriver");
                   System.exit(1);
               }
     
               Connection conn3 = null;
               //new connection object
               Statement stmtFreeR = null;
               //new statemnt object
               ResultSet freeRoute = null;
     
               //new record set object
               try {
                   conn3 = DriverManager.getConnection("jdbc:oracle:thin:@studentoracle.students.ittralee.ie:1521:orcl",
                           "t00145500", "76smqyps");
                   stmtFreeR = conn3.createStatement();
                   // create the statement for this connection
                   //</editor-fold>
     
                  /* freeRoute = stmtFreeR.executeQuery(
                   " SELECT ROUTEID FROM Route MINUS SELECT ROUTEID FROM Booking ");
                   // get the results of select query and store in recordset object
     
     
                   while (freeRoute.next()) {
                       // move to first/next record of recordset
                       JOptionPane.showMessageDialog(null, "Check: Select all free RouteId's: " + freeRoute.getString(1));
                       //JOptionPane.showMessageDialog(null, " the answer is " + fRoutes);
                       // output next record using string format
                   }*/
     
                String sql3 = "SELECT ROUTEID FROM Route MINUS SELECT ROUTEID FROM Booking";
                PreparedStatement prest3 = conn3.prepareStatement(sql3);
                ResultSet rs3 = prest3.executeQuery();
                while (rs3.next()){
                routesFree = rs3.getInt(1);
     
              }
     
              JOptionPane.showMessageDialog(null, "Check: Select all free RouteId's: " + routesFree);
     
     
                    //<editor-fold defaultstate="collapsed" desc="To randomize free routes">
     
               if( freeRoute != null) {
     
                List RouteX = new ArrayList();
     
                while (freeRoute.next()) {
                    RouteX.add(freeRoute.getString(1));
     
                    Collections.shuffle(RouteX);
     
                    JOptionPane.showMessageDialog(null, "Free routes list: " + RouteX);
     
                }
     
               }
     
            else {
     
                List RouteX = new ArrayList();
     
                while (freeRoute.next()) {
                    RouteX.add(freeRoute.getString(1));
     
                    Collections.shuffle(RouteX);
     
                    JOptionPane.showMessageDialog(null,"Free routes list: " + RouteX);
     
                }
            }
     
           //</editor-fold>
     
     
                   //<editor-fold defaultstate="collapsed" desc="Error handling for Select Statement">
                   freeRoute.close();
                   freeRoute = null;
                   stmtFreeR.close();
                   stmtFreeR = null;
                   conn3.close();
                   conn3 = null;
     
               } catch (SQLException e) {
                   System.out.println(" A SQL error: " + e.getMessage());
     
               } finally {
                   if (freeRoute != null) {
                       try {
                           freeRoute.close();
                       } catch (SQLException ignore) {
                       }
                   }
     
                   if (stmtFreeR != null) {
                       try {
                           stmtFreeR.close();
                       } catch (SQLException ignore) {
                       }
                   }
     
                   if (conn3 != null) {
                       try {
                           conn3.close();
                       } catch (SQLException ignore) {
                       }
                   }
               }
     
              // </editor-fold>
     
     
     
     
     
                //<editor-fold defaultstate="collapsed" desc="To count number of routes">
               try {
                   Class.forName("oracle.jdbc.driver.OracleDriver");
                   //load the oracle driver...needs to be in classes folder in jre folder
               } catch (ClassNotFoundException e) {
                   System.out.println(
                           " Can't find class oracle.jdbc.driver.OracleDriver");
                   System.exit(1);
               }
     
               Connection conn4 = null;
               //new connection object
               Statement stmtCountR = null;
     
               //new statemnt object
              // ResultSet countRoutes = null;
               //new record set object
               try {
                   conn4 = DriverManager.getConnection("jdbc:oracle:thin:@studentoracle.students.ittralee.ie:1521:orcl",
                           "t00145500", "76smqyps");
                   stmtCountR = conn4.createStatement();
                   // create the statement for this connection
                   //</editor-fold>
     
                String sql = "SELECT COUNT(*) FROM ROUTE";
                PreparedStatement prest = conn4.prepareStatement(sql);
                ResultSet rs = prest.executeQuery();
                while (rs.next()){
                records = rs.getInt(1);
     
     
     
              }
     
              JOptionPane.showMessageDialog(null, " Number of total routes: " + records);
     
              //System.out.println("Number of records: " + records);
                       // move to first/next record of recordset
     
                       //JOptionPane.showMessageDialog(null, " the answer is " + fRoutes);
                       // output next record using string format
     
     
          //<editor-fold defaultstate="collapsed" desc="Error handling for Select Statement">
                  // countRoutes.close();
                   //countRoutes = null;
                   rs.close();
                   rs = null;
                   stmtCountR.close();
                   stmtCountR = null;
                   conn4.close();
                   conn4 = null;
     
               } catch (SQLException e) {
                   System.out.println(" A SQL error: " + e.getMessage());
     
               }/* finally {
                   if (countRoutes != null) {
                       try {
                           countRoutes.close();
                       } catch (SQLException ignore) {
                       }
                   }*/
     
                   if (stmtCountR != null) {
                       try {
                           stmtCountR.close();
                       } catch (SQLException ignore) {
                       }
                   }
     
                   if (conn4 != null) {
                       try {
                           conn4.close();
                       } catch (SQLException ignore) {
                       }
                   }
               }
     
              //</editor-fold>
     
     
     
               for(int X = 1; X < records; X++) {
     
                    for(r[X]) {
     
                //<editor-fold defaultstate="collapsed" desc="To check if RX is in Collision Table">
               try {
                   Class.forName("oracle.jdbc.driver.OracleDriver");
                   //load the oracle driver...needs to be in classes folder in jre folder
               } catch (ClassNotFoundException e) {
                   System.out.println(
                           " Can't find class oracle.jdbc.driver.OracleDriver");
                   System.exit(1);
               }
     
               Connection conn5 = null;
               //new connection object
               Statement stmtFindRx = null;
               //new statemnt object
               ResultSet checkRx = null;
               //new record set object
               try {
                   conn5 = DriverManager.getConnection("jdbc:oracle:thin:@studentoracle.students.ittralee.ie:1521:orcl",
                           "t00145500", "76smqyps");
                   stmtFindRx = conn5.createStatement();
                   // create the statement for this connection
                   //</editor-fold>
     
                       checkRx = stmtFindRx.executeQuery(
                       "*********");
                       // get the results of select query and store in recordset object
     
     
                       while (checkRx.next()) {
                       // move to first/next record of recordset
                       JOptionPane.showMessageDialog(null, " the answer is " + checkRx.getString(1));
     
                       // output next record using string format
                   }
     
                   //<editor-fold defaultstate="collapsed" desc="Error handling for Select Statement">
                   checkRx.close();
                   checkRx = null;
                   stmtFindRx.close();
                   stmtFindRx = null;
                   conn5.close();
                   conn5 = null;
     
               } catch (SQLException e) {
                   System.out.println(" A SQL error: " + e.getMessage());
     
               } finally {
                   if (checkRx != null) {
                       try {
                           checkRx.close();
                       } catch (SQLException ignore) {
                       }
                   }
     
                   if (stmtFindRx != null) {
                       try {
                           stmtFindRx.close();
                       } catch (SQLException ignore) {
                       }
                   }
     
                   if (conn5 != null) {
                       try {
                           conn5.close();
                       } catch (SQLException ignore) {
                       }
                   }
               }
     
              // </editor-fold>
     
     
     
     
     
                    }
     
               }
     
     
     
     
    /*
           if(R[X].equals(b1.getRoute())) {
     
              b1.setStartTime(b1.getStartTime() + 0005);
     
           } else {
     
     
           String strConn = "jdbc:oracle:thin:@studentoracle.students.ittralee.ie:1521:orcl";
           String strUser = "T00145500";
           String strPassword = "76smqyps";
     
           try {
            Driver drv = new oracle.jdbc.driver.OracleDriver();
            DriverManager.registerDriver(drv);
            Connection conn6 = DriverManager.getConnection(strConn, strUser, strPassword);
            //code to execute commands...
     
            //Booking Insert
            String query1 = "INSERT INTO Booking(BOOKINGID, BOOKINGTYPE, LNAME, STARTTIME, " +
            "BOOKINGDATE, HISTORY) VALUES (?, ?, ?, ?, ?)";
     
            PreparedStatement pstmt1 = conn6.prepareStatement(query1);
            pstmt1.setInt(1, b1.getBookingId());
            pstmt1.setDouble(3, b1.getStartTime());
            pstmt1.setString(4, b1.getBookingDate());
            pstmt1.executeUpdate();
     
            JOptionPane.showMessageDialog(null, "Booking Confirmed");
     
            conn6.close();
     
            }
     
            catch(SQLException e) {
            System.out.println(" A SQL error: " + e.getMessage());
     
               }*/
            }

    The problem i am having right now is the, FOR RX loop.

    X is a value that is incremented, and i want it to be assigned with a string character R.

    E.g R1, R2, R3.

    This would then correspond to values in a database table.

    How do i create this for loop?

    Because as it stands i have:

     for(int X = 1; X < records; X++) {                  
     
    for(r[X]) {

    Also, i know the connections shouldnt be in loops, but i will resolve this later, i just need this algorithm to be working 1st.

    Thank You.
    Last edited by Aaron140; April 3rd, 2012 at 05:44 AM.


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    Default Re: For Loops in a Route Assignment Algorithm

    X is a value that is incremented, and i want it to be assigned with a string character R.

    E.g R1, R2, R3.
    I don't understand what you are trying to do here.
    If X is an int value used in a for loop and you want to create String values by concatenating the value of X to "R" to create new Strings: "R1", "R2", etc
    Can you explain what you are trying to do?
    If you don't understand my answer, don't ignore it, ask a question.

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    Default Re: For Loops in a Route Assignment Algorithm

    In my database, there is a table that contains data that needs to be retrieved, and to select it you need to search for R1.
    Im trying to create a for loop, that will incrememnt the numeric part. So R1, R2, R3.
    And as you said, id need to concatenating the string part with the int part. and then use this to search.

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    Default Re: For Loops in a Route Assignment Algorithm

    Can you explain the problem you are having concatenating the value of x to "R" to create the Strings: "R1", "R2" etc
    If you don't understand my answer, don't ignore it, ask a question.

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    Default Re: For Loops in a Route Assignment Algorithm

    Quote Originally Posted by Norm View Post
    Can you explain the problem you are having concatenating the value of x to "R" to create the Strings: "R1", "R2" etc
    Well how do you do that in a for loop?

    Because thats the part im having trouble with. I know this is complicated to understand, Im sorry i cant make it simpler

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    Default Re: For Loops in a Route Assignment Algorithm

    String newStr = "R" + X; // Create String by concatenating "R" and loop control variable
    If you don't understand my answer, don't ignore it, ask a question.

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