com.aliasi.medline
Class AuthorList

java.lang.Object
  extended by com.aliasi.medline.AuthorList
All Implemented Interfaces:
Iterable<Author>

Deprecated. Moved to lingmed sandbox project.

@Deprecated
public class AuthorList
extends Object
implements Iterable<Author>

An AuthorList represents the authors of a particular article. The authors may be accessed directly with the method authors(). The authors on the resulting list may include both individual and collective authors. Anonymous articles will have an empty list of authors.

Author lists may not be complete. Completeness may be checked using the method complete(). Records from 1966--1983 have complete author lists; from 1984--1995, a maximum of 10 authors was included per article; from 1996--1999, a maximum of 25 authors was included; from 2000 onwards all authors are included.

Since:
LingPipe2.0
Version:
3.9.1
Author:
Bob Carpenter

Method Summary
 Author[] authors()
          Deprecated. See class documentation.
 boolean complete()
          Deprecated. Returns true if the author list is complete.
 Iterator<Author> iterator()
          Deprecated. See class documentation.
 String toString()
          Deprecated. Returns a string-based representation of this author list.
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, wait, wait, wait
 

Method Detail

iterator

@Deprecated
public Iterator<Author> iterator()
Deprecated. See class documentation.

Returns an iterator over the authors in this list. This method allows general for loops to be used with authors.

Specified by:
iterator in interface Iterable<Author>
Returns:
An iterator over the authors in this list.

complete

public boolean complete()
Deprecated. 
Returns true if the author list is complete. See the class documentation for further information on completeness.

Returns:
true if the author list is complete.

authors

@Deprecated
public Author[] authors()
Deprecated. See class documentation.

Returns the authors of this article. Whether this list is complete or not can be determined by method complete(). If the list has length zero, the article is anonymous.

Returns:
The authors of this article.

toString

public String toString()
Deprecated. 
Returns a string-based representation of this author list.

Overrides:
toString in class Object
Returns:
A string-based representation of this author list.