Smooth heaps and a dual view of self-adjusting data structures
STOC '18: Symposium on Theory of Computing Los Angeles CA USA June, 2018, pp. 801-814, 2018.
We present a new connection between self-adjusting binary search trees (BSTs) and heaps, two fundamental, extensively studied, and practically relevant families of data structures (Allen,Munro, 1978; Sleator, Tarjan, 1983; Fredman, Sedgewick, Sleator, Tarjan, 1986; Wilber, 1989; Fredman, 1999; Iacono, Özkan, 2014). Roughly speaking, we ma...More
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