Data structures

  A systems term. Data structures are the files, records and data- elements of a data base. These, and the relationships between the data, make up a structure which is represented in a data model.

International financial encyclopaedia . 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • List of terms relating to algorithms and data structures — The [ NIST Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures] is a reference work maintained by the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology. It defines a large number of terms relating to algorithms and data… …   Wikipedia

  • Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures — The Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures is a dictionary style reference for many of the algorithms, algorithmic techniques, archetypal problems and data structures found in the field of computer science.[1] The dictionary is maintained… …   Wikipedia

  • Plain Old Data Structures — (PODS) are data structures that are represented only as passive collections of field values, without using encapsulation or other object oriented features.Plain Old Data Structures are appropriate when there is a part of a system where it should… …   Wikipedia

  • Algorithms + Data Structures = Programs — is a book written by Niklaus Wirth covering some of the fundamental topics of computer programming. The book was published by Prentice Hall in 1976 [ [ Algorithms + Data Structures = Programs] ] and is… …   Wikipedia

  • List of data structures — This is a list of data structures. For a wider list of terms, see list of terms relating to algorithms and data structures.Base data structuresComparisonAn attempt to classify data structures based on feature attributes: Stable means that input… …   Wikipedia

  • Static and dynamic data structures — In computer science, a static data structure is a data structure created for an input data set which is not supposed to change within the scope of the problem. When a single element is to be added or deleted, the update of a static data structure …   Wikipedia

  • Level set (data structures) — In computer science a level set data structure is designed to represent discretely sampled dynamic level sets functions.A common use of this form of data structure is in efficient image rendering.Chronological developmentsThe powerful level set… …   Wikipedia

  • Data structure alignment — is the way data is arranged and accessed in computer memory. It consists of two separate but related issues: data alignment and data structure padding. When a modern computer reads from or writes to a memory address, it will do this in word sized …   Wikipedia

  • Data consistency — summarizes the validity, accuracy, usability and integrity of related data between applications and across an IT enterprise. This ensures that each user observes a consistent view of the data, including visible changes made by the user s own… …   Wikipedia

  • Data conversion — is the conversion of computer data from one format to another. Throughout a computer environment, data is encoded in a variety of ways. For example, computer hardware is built on the basis of certain standards, which requires that data contains,… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.