Thread: Character frequency counting

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    Character frequency counting

    << split from >>
    To analysing a string, then finding the char whose counts of appearing in string is max.
    how to solve this question?

    for example:
    char *string = "ab---ebbbe";
    the appearing counts of char 'b'  is max. It is 3.
    I now think two method.
    one is :
    the other is
    char *individualofChar;
    for ( string )
          for ( *individualofChar )
    is there even more better method to solve this question?
    how to solve this question using HASHING TABLE? how to design hashing function ?

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    Hijacking your own thread. Now that's funny.
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    Should've deleted the chuffin thing
    how to solve this question?
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