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package org.newdawn.slick.util.pathfinding;

/**
 * The description of a class providing a cost for a given tile based
 * on a target location and entity being moved. This heuristic controls
 * what priority is placed on different tiles during the search for a path
 * 
 * @author Kevin Glass
 */
public interface AStarHeuristic {

	/**
	 * Get the additional heuristic cost of the given tile. This controls the
	 * order in which tiles are searched while attempting to find a path to the 
	 * target location. The lower the cost the more likely the tile will
	 * be searched.
	 * 
	 * @param map The map on which the path is being found
	 * @param mover The entity that is moving along the path
	 * @param x The x coordinate of the tile being evaluated
	 * @param y The y coordinate of the tile being evaluated
	 * @param tx The x coordinate of the target location
	 * @param ty Teh y coordinate of the target location
	 * @return The cost associated with the given tile
	 */
	public float getCost(TileBasedMap map, Mover mover, int x, int y, int tx, int ty);
}

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