• Definition:
    • Aka container
    • Abstract data type
    • Object grouping elements à unifies
    • Logical manner
      • Elements have similar purpose
      • Elements have common significant for solving purpose
    • Group size varies with run time
    • Access to individual elements through search function
  • Characteristics:
    • Dynamic size
    • Similar elements contained
      • share purpose
    • (Similar to arrays)
  • Application:
    • Store
    • Retrieve
    • Manipulate
    • Examples:
      • Folders à email, desktop folder, phonebook
      • Library à books, DVDs à tracking objects


Created By: Lucie Magister
Last update: 02/06/2014

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