CHAPTER 1

Overview and Java Review

OBJECTIVES

The objectives of this chapter are to familiarize the student with the concepts common to all data structures and to review the Java constructs used to implement them. More specifically, the student will be able to

images    Understand the basic terminology of data structures, including data abstraction, encapsulation, linear lists, complexity, homogeneity, and the four basic operations performed on structures in both the key field and the node number mode.

images    Explain the difference between programmer-defined ...

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