5.9. Glossary

array

a data structure consisting of an ordered collection of data elements of identical type in which each element can be identified by an array index.

collection

a grouping of a number of data items (possibly only zero or one) that have some shared significance or need to be operated upon together.

hash table

a collection consisting of key-value pairs with an associated hash function that maps the key to the associated value.

immutable

unable to be modified.

mutability

the ability of an object to be modified.

set

An unordered data structure consisting of unique, immutable data values.

string

A sequential data structure consisting of zero or more characters.

vector

sequence container storing data of a single type that is stored in a dynamically allocated array which can change in size.

word

unit of data used by a particular processor design.

5.10. Matching

    Q-1: Match the words to thier corresponding definition. Feedback shows incorrect matches.
  • array
  • a data structure consisting of an ordered collection of data elements of identical type in which each element can be identified by an index.
  • collection
  • a grouping of a number of data items that have some shared significance or need to be operated upon together.
  • vector
  • sequence container storing data of a single type that is stored in a dynamically allocated array which can change in size.
  • hash table
  • a collection consisting of key-value pairs with an associated function that maps the key to the associated value.
  • set
  • An unordered data structure consisting of unique, immutable data values.
  • string
  • A sequential data structure consisting of zero or more characters.
  • word
  • unit of data used by a particular processor design.
  • mutability
  • able to be modified.
  • immutable
  • unable to be modified.
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