Definition: A list that reorders the elements based on some self-organizing heuristic [Wikipedia] to improve average access time.
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Entry modified 23 December 2011.
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Paul E. Black, "self-organizing list", in Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [online], Vreda Pieterse and Paul E. Black, eds. 23 December 2011. (accessed TODAY) Available from: https://www.nist.gov/dads/HTML/selfOrganizingList.html