Data Structures in C++

Authored by: Mark Allen Weiss

Handbook of Data Structures and Applications

Print publication date:  March  2018
Online publication date:  February  2018

Print ISBN: 9781498701853
eBook ISBN: 9781315119335
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/9781315119335-43

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Abstract

In C++, several classic data structures are implemented as a part of the standard library, commonly known as the Standard Template Library. The Standard Template Library (or simply, the STL) consists of a set of container classes, such as lists, sets, and maps; iterator classes that are used to traverse the container classes; and generic algorithms, such as sorting and searching. As its name implies, the library consists of (both function and class) templates. The STL is very powerful and makes some use of advanced C++ features. Our discussion is focused on the most basic uses of the STL, but does include some features found only in C++11 or later.

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