A Trie is a kind of digital search tree. (See [Knuth1972] for more details on digital search trees.)
[Fredkin1960] introduced the trie terminology, which is abbreviated from "Retrieval".
[Knuth1972] Knuth, D. E. The Art of Computer Programming Vol. 3, Sorting and Searching. Addison-Wesley. 1972.
[Fredkin1960] Fredkin, E. Trie Memory. Communication of the ACM. Vol. 3:9 (Sep 1960). pp. 490-499.
The trie implementation of Dennis Byrne served as a starting point and inspiration.
For more information, please take a look at the Wikipedia article
Please take a look at the file
which pretty much explains the things you can do with Trie.js in code. The test.html file uses a pure JS dataset of 44.830 records, which you can find in
More information and full documentation of the API can be found in
Amsterdam, 2010. Mike de Boer.