Lecture 15 — Sets¶
- Example: finding all individuals listed in the Internet Movie Database (IMDB)
- A solution based on lists
- Sets and set operations
- A solution based on sets.
- Efficiency and set representation
Reading is Section 9.1 of Practical Programming, as well as the last part of Section 5.10 on command-line arguments.
Finding All Persons in the IMDB file¶
We are given a file extracted from the Internet Movie Database (IMDB) called
imdb_data.txtcontaining, on each line, a person’s name, a movie name, and a year. For example,
Kishiro, Yukito | Battle