Computer Science Fundamentals (CS153 2003S)

Class 49: Priority Queues, Heaps, and Heap Sort

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Held: Monday, 28 April 2003

Summary: Today we consider another linear structure, the priority queue, and some key implementations.

Related Pages:




Introduction to Priority Queues

Implementing Priority Queues

A Simple Implementation

Implementing with Sorted Structures

A Binary Implementation

Detour: Tree Terminology

Implementation of Key Operations

An Introduction to Heaps

The Heap Property


Heap Operations

Adding to Heaps

Deleting Elements from Heaps

Implementing Heaps with Arrays

Heap Sort



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