Out of the following given options, which is the fastest algorithm?

Category: QuestionsOut of the following given options, which is the fastest algorithm?
Editor">Editor Staff asked 4 weeks ago

Out of the following given options, which is the fastest algorithm?
 
(a) fibonacci heap
 
(b) pairing heap
 
(c) d-ary heap
 
(d) binary heap
 
My enquiry is from Heap in section Heap of Data Structures & Algorithms I
 
This question was posed to me in a job interview.

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 4 weeks ago

Correct option is (a) fibonacci heap
 
The best I can explain: Although pairing heap is an efficient algorithm, it is worse than the Fibonacci heap. Also, pairing heap is faster than d-ary heap and binary heap.