Definition: A variant of a threaded tree in which only the right thread, i.e. link to the successor, of each node is maintained.
Generalization (I am a kind of ...)
See also binary search tree.
Note: Keeping only the right thread, rather than both left and right threads, keeps it quick to find the next greater key and faster to insert and delete.
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Entry modified 23 May 2011.
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Paul E. Black, "right-threaded tree", in Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [online], Vreda Pieterse and Paul E. Black, eds. 23 May 2011. (accessed TODAY) Available from: http://www.nist.gov/dads/HTML/rightThreadedTree.html