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Re: How to create multiple keys in a hash

by thinker (Parson)
on Sep 20, 2003 at 23:06 UTC ( #292921=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to How to create multiple keys in a hash

Hi tanuja,

If I understand correctly, you want to count the occurences of elements of a list. If so, this might help.

#!/usr/bin/perl use strict; use warnings FATAL => 'all'; my @colours = ( "red", "green", "yellow", "green", "yellow", "green", + "blue", "red", "green"); my %count; $count{ $_ }++ for @colours; print "$_\t$count{ $_ }\n" for keys %count; __END__ output green 4 blue 1 red 2 yellow 2

Hope this helps


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Re: Re: How to create multiple keys in a hash
by tanuja (Initiate) on Sep 20, 2003 at 23:32 UTC
    Hello, That code will work sice the list is only one. I want to count the occurence of the combination of the lists. and also to know how to map them. i have 3 lists @list1 ={sunny,windy} @list2 = {t,f,b} @list3 = {a,b} and i have records sunny t a sunny t b sunny f a sunny f a sunny b b windy f a windy f b and so on , so i want to know te occurence of all combinations of these records. then i want to count the occurence of sunny,t,a and sunny,t,b and sunny,f,a and sunny,f,b, windy,t,a, ..... so the hash should have multiple keys i.e from list1,list2,list3. and i could craete this as i have described in my question. but i dont know how to retrive. i.e i have an entry "sunny,f,b " how can i know its frequency. Please kindly let me know. Thanks
Re: Re: How to create multiple keys in a hash
by Anonymous Monk on Sep 20, 2003 at 23:40 UTC
    Hi, In my reply the records seem to be mangled.
    I will have records as follows
    and so on. ... so what is the occurence of each such record which is a combination of keys from the 3 lists. Tanuja.

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