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Re^2: (OT) Real World Skills Versus CS Skills

by runrig (Abbot)
on Jan 24, 2006 at 19:47 UTC ( #525303=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

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I'm a CS guy who was completely forgotten red-black trees after about 5 years in the real world.

At least you had red-black trees. When I went to school, we didn't have any red, and we were lucky to get black. (Seriously, though I could guess it had something to do with binary trees, the name 'red-black' wasn't made up until a couple of years before my Data Structures class, so the name probably didn't make it into the book we used, though I don't have the book anymore so I can't check).

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Re^3: (OT) Real World Skills Versus CS Skills
by de-merphq (Beadle) on Jan 25, 2006 at 09:26 UTC

    I heard of them as "2-3 trees" before I heard the red-black name.

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