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Various implementations of collections that use randomization to improve on running time or memory, but introduce a certain amount of error

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probabilistic-collections contains various implementations of collections that use randomization to improve on running time or memory, but introduce a certain amount of error. The error can be controlled under a certain threshold which makes these data structures extremely useful for big data and streaming applications.


Add this to your Cargo.toml:

probabilistic-collections = "*"

and this to your crate root if you are using Rust 2015:

extern crate probabilistic_collections;


See CHANGELOG for more details.


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probabilistic-collections-rs is dual-licensed under the terms of either the MIT License or the Apache License (Version 2.0).

See LICENSE-APACHE and LICENSE-MIT for more details.