B+ Tree versus Ternary Search Tree

Discussion in 'Java' started by Ramkumar Menon, Aug 16, 2005.

  1. Hi All,

    Was looking out for some benchmarking for B+ Trees vis-a-vis Ternary
    Search Trees.

    a) For structured search

    For instance, user needs to search for some entity. He does so by
    giving a set of name-value pairs.

    e.g. the search key would be something like propertyName1=value1 or
    propertyName2=value2 or propertyName=value3 .....

    The "or" can be replaced by "and" too.
    The values could be wildcard characters.


    b) For unstructured search

    User gives only a value. The search implementation figures out the
    entity based on the value specified.
    For instance, user might give a customerId, or a displayName, or a
    owningEntity that may or may not be unique across all entities. In that
    case, all matching entities/any one of the matching entities cd be
    returned.

    In both these cases, which one should I choose to use ?
    Ramkumar Menon, Aug 16, 2005
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  2. On 16 Aug 2005 02:01:28 -0700, Ramkumar Menon wrote:

    > Hi All,


    Hello, hello, hello.

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    Andrew Thompson, Aug 16, 2005
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