Is insertion and deletion operation faster in rope than an array?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 4 weeks ago

Is insertion and deletion operation faster in rope than an array?
 
(a) True
 
(b) False
 
This intriguing question originated from Binary Trees topic in section Binary Trees of Data Structures & Algorithms I
 
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1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 4 weeks ago

Right choice is (a) True
 
Best explanation: In order to perform the insertion on the rope data structure, the time complexity is O (log n). In order to perform the deletion on the rope data structure, the time complexity for worst case is O (log n). While for arrays the time complexity is O (n).