Who invented treaps?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 4 weeks ago

Who invented treaps?
 
(a) Cecilia and Raimund
 
(b) Arne Andersson
 
(c) Donald Shell
 
(d) Harris and Ross
 
My query is from Binary Trees topic in division Binary Trees of Data Structures & Algorithms I
 
This question was addressed to me in a job interview.

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 4 weeks ago

Correct answer is (a) Cecilia and Raimund
 
The best I can explain: Cecilia and Raimund invented Treaps. Arne Andersson invented AA – Trees. Donald Shell invented shell sort and Harris and Ross formulated maximum flow problem.