Definition: A trie in which nonbranching subtrees leading to leaf nodes are cut off.
Generalization (I am a kind of ...)
See also Patricia tree.
Note: The name comes from reTRIEval and is pronounced, "tree." See the historical note at trie.
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Entry modified 1 August 2008.
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Paul E. Black, "compact trie", in Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [online], Paul E. Black, ed., U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology. 1 August 2008. (accessed TODAY) Available from: http://www.nist.gov/dads/HTML/compactTrie.html