Lecture 12: Skip Lists
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"Good morning. Today we're going to talk about it a balanced search structure, so a data structure that maintains a dynamic set subject to insertion, deletion, and search called skip lists. So, I'll call this a dynamic search structure because it's a data structure. It supports search, and it's dynamic, meaning insert and delete. So, what other dynamic search structures do we know, just for sake of comparison, and to wake everyone up? Shut them out, efficient, I should say, also good, logarithmic time per operation. So, this is a really easy question to get us off the ground..."
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