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C# Data Structures and Algorithms by Marcin Jamro

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Classification of data structures

As you have seen while reading the book, there are many data structures with many configuration variants. Thus, choosing a proper data structure is not an easy task, which could have a significant impact on the performance of the developed solution. Even the topics mentioned in this book form quite a long list of described data structures. For this reason, it is a good idea to classify them in some way.

Within this chapter, the described data structures are grouped into linear and non-linear categories. Each element in a linear data structure can be logically adjacent to the following or the previous element. In the case of a nonlinear data structure, a single element can be logically adjacent to numerous ...

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