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grid file

(data structure)

Definition: A point access method which splits space into a nonperiodic grid. Each spatial dimension is divided by a linear hash. Small sets of points are referred to by one or more cells of the grid.

Note: After [GG98].

Author: PEB


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Paul E. Black, "grid file", in Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [online], Vreda Pieterse and Paul E. Black, eds. 17 December 2004. (accessed TODAY) Available from: https://www.nist.gov/dads/HTML/gridfile.html