On which abstract data type does van Emde Boas tree performs the operation?

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On which abstract data type does van Emde Boas tree performs the operation?
 
(a) Tree
 
(b) Linked List
 
(c) Heap
 
(d) Associative Array
 
The above asked question is from Trees topic in portion Trees of Data Structures & Algorithms I
 
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Editor">Editor Staff answered 4 weeks ago

Correct answer is (d) Associative Array
 
Best explanation: The Van Emde Boas Tree data structure is also popularly known as Van Emde Boas Priority Queue. This data structure implements an abstract data type called associative array for the given integer keys.