elastic-bucket trie

(data structure)

Definition: A variant of a bucket trie in which each leaf node for n strings is a bucket allocated to hold exactly n strings.

Generalization (I am a kind of ...)
bucket trie.

Note: The name comes from reTRIEval and is pronounced, "tree". See the historical note at trie.

Author: PEB

More information

Thomas Papadakis, Skip Lists and Probabilistic Analysis of Algorithms, PhD Thesis, Faculty of Mathematics, University of Waterloo, Canada, May 1993, page 106.

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