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Note: Litwin, W. "Virtual hashing: A dynamically changing hashing". Proc. Very Large Data Bases Conf., Berlin, 1978, pages 517-523.
See also consistent hashing [Wikipedia] in Wikipedia. Consistent hashing allows mapping into arbitrary sets of buckets.
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"virtual 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/virtualHashing.html