The task of generating alternative indices for a node is called?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 4 weeks ago

The task of generating alternative indices for a node is called?
 
(a) Collision handling
 
(b) Collision detection
 
(c) Collision recovery
 
(d) Closed hashing
 
The origin of the question is Hash Tables in division Hash Tables of Data Structures & Algorithms I
 
This question was addressed to me by my college professor while I was bunking the class.

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Editor">Editor Staff answered 4 weeks ago

The correct option is (a) Collision handling
 
Explanation: Collision handling involves the process of formulating alternative indices for a key.