Is Top tree used for maintaining Dynamic set of trees called forest.

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 1 month ago

Is Top tree used for maintaining Dynamic set of trees called forest.
 
(a) True
 
(b) False
 
The above asked question is from Binary Trees topic in chapter Binary Trees of Data Structures & Algorithms I
 
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Editor">Editor Staff answered 1 month ago

Correct answer is (a) True
 
For explanation: Top tree data structure is used to maintain a dynamic forest using link or cut operations. Top tree is a type of data structure which is based on unrooted dynamic binary tree and is used to solve path related problems.