___________ is a self-adjusting version of a leftist heap.

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 4 weeks ago

___________ is a self-adjusting version of a leftist heap.
 
(a) Rightist heap
 
(b) Skew heap
 
(c) d-heap
 
(d) Binary heap
 
This interesting question is from Heap in portion Heap of Data Structures & Algorithms I
 
I had been asked this question during an interview for a job.

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Editor">Editor Staff answered 4 weeks ago

Correct option is (b) Skew heap
 
The best I can explain: A skew heap is a self-adjusting version of a leftist heap and it is simpler to implement.