Binary Search Trees

Made By : Pulkit Aggarwal 755/IT/12

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A Binary Search Tree is a binary tree with the following properties:
• All items in the left sub tree are less than the root. • All items in the right sub tree are greater or equal to the root. • Each sub tree is itself a binary search tree.

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• the left sub tree contains key values less than the root • the right sub tree contains key values greater than or equal to the root. 3 .Basic Property • In a binary search tree.

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Operations Main Operations :  Traversal  Searching  Insertion  Deletion Auxiliary Operations :  Finding Kth smallest element  Sorting 5 .

Traversals Inorder Traversal Preorder Traversal Postorder Traversal 6 .

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Preorder Traversal Preorder Traversal: 23 18 12 20 44 35 52 Time Complexity : O(n) Space Complexity : O(n) 8 .

Postorder Traversal Postorder Traversal : 12 20 18 35 52 44 23 Time Complexity : O(n) Space Complexity : O(n) 9 .

10 .Inorder Traversal Inorder Traversal : 12 18 20 23 35 44 52 Time Complexity : O(n) Space Complexity : O(n) Inorder traversal of a binary search tree produces a sequenced list.

Searching Time Complexity : O(n) Space Complexity : O(n) for Stack 11 .

Insertion   To insert data all we need to do is follow the branches to an empty sub tree and then insert the new node. In other words. all inserts take place at a leaf or at a leaf like node – a node that has only one null sub tree. 12 .

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The node to be deleted has only a right sub tree. We delete the node and attach the right sub tree to the deleted node’s parent.Deletion      There are the following possible cases when we delete a node: The node to be deleted has no children. 15 . all we need to do is delete the node. but the result tends to create very unbalanced trees. We delete the node and attach the left sub tree to the deleted node’s parent. The node to be deleted has only a left sub tree. The node to be deleted has two sub trees. In this case. It is possible to delete a node from the middle of a tree.

o We can find the smallest node on the deleted node’s right sub tree and move its data to replace the deleted node’s data.Deletion from the middle of a tree • Rather than simply delete the node. 16 . we try to maintain the existing structure as much as possible by finding data to take the place of the deleted data. This can be done in one of two ways : o We can find the largest node in the deleted node’s left sub tree and move its data to replace the deleted node’s data.

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such as the map and set objects in many languages' libraries. Searching in logn time in average case in an unsorted list.Applications   Used in many search applications where data is constantly entering/leaving. 20 .

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