Which type of tree does Van Emde Boas require to perform basic operations?

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Which type of tree does Van Emde Boas require to perform basic operations?
 
(a) Unbalanced
 
(b) Balanced
 
(c) Complete
 
(d) Non – Binary
 
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Editor">Editor Staff answered 4 weeks ago

The correct option is (d) Non – Binary
 
Easy explanation – The Van Emde Boas Tree data structure is also popularly known as Van Emde Boas Priority Queue. This data structure implements the array associatively for the given integer keys. It was formulated by Peter Van Emde Boas. It is a non – binary type of tree.