Which of the following is an advantage of open addressing over separate chaining?

Category: QuestionsWhich of the following is an advantage of open addressing over separate chaining?
Editor">Editor Staff asked 2 months ago

Which of the following is an advantage of open addressing over separate chaining?
 
(a) it is simpler to implement
 
(b) table never gets full
 
(c) it is less sensitive to hash function
 
(d) it has better cache performance
 
Please explain the answer as well.

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 2 months ago

Correct choice is (a) it is simpler to implement
 
For explanation: Open addressing is the technique which is used for handling collisions in a hash table. It has a better cache performance as everything is stored in the same table.