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expandable hashing

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Note: Source: Knott, G. D., "Expandable open addressing hash table storage and retrieval". Proc. ACM SIGFIDET Workshop on Data Description, Access, and Control, 1971, pages 186-206.

See also Consistent hashing in Wikipedia. Consistent hashing allows mapping into arbitrary sets of buckets.


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"expandable hashing", in Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [online], Vreda Pieterse and Paul E. Black, eds. 24 August 2017. (accessed TODAY) Available from: https://www.nist.gov/dads/HTML/expandableHashing.html