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Optimal bounds on the dictionary problem

  • Arne Andersson
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 401)

Abstract

A new data structure for the dictionary problem is presented. Updates are performed in Γ(log n) time in the worst case and the number of comparisons per operation is ⌈log n + 1 + ∈⌉, where ε is an arbitrary positive constant.

Keywords

Binary Tree Binary Search Tree Insertion Algorithm Arbitrary Positive Constant Unary Neighbour 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Arne Andersson
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceLund UniversityLundSweden

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