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017    package org.apache.commons.math3.ode;
018    
019    import java.util.Collection;
020    
021    /** This interface enables to process any parameterizable object.
022     *
023     * @version $Id: Parameterizable.java 1416643 2012-12-03 19:37:14Z tn $
024     * @since 3.0
025     */
026    
027    public interface Parameterizable {
028    
029        /** Get the names of the supported parameters.
030         * @return parameters names
031         * @see #isSupported(String)
032         */
033        Collection<String> getParametersNames();
034    
035        /** Check if a parameter is supported.
036         * <p>Supported parameters are those listed by {@link #getParametersNames()}.</p>
037         * @param name parameter name to check
038         * @return true if the parameter is supported
039         * @see #getParametersNames()
040         */
041        boolean isSupported(String name);
042    
043    }