What are splay trees?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 1 month ago

What are splay trees?
 
(a) self adjusting binary search trees
 
(b) self adjusting binary trees
 
(c) a tree with strings
 
(d) a tree with probability distributions
 
This is a very interesting question from Splay Tree topic in chapter Binary Trees of Data Structures & Algorithms I
 
The question was posed to me in homework.

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 1 month ago

The correct option is (a) self adjusting binary search trees
 
The best explanation: Splay trees are height balanced, self adjusting BST’s.