Who invented k-d trees?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 1 month ago

Who invented k-d trees?
 
(a) Arne Andersson
 
(b) Jon Bentley
 
(c) Jon Von Newmann
 
(d) Rudolf Bayer
 
Question is from Trees topic in section Trees of Data Structures & Algorithms I
 
I got this question during an interview.

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 1 month ago

Right option is (b) Jon Bentley
 
Explanation: Jon Bentley found k-d trees. Rudolf Bayer found red black trees. Arne Andersson found AA- trees.