My take on an efficient implementation of a Trie in Javascript
Switch branches/tags
Nothing to show
Pull request Compare This branch is 11 commits behind mikedeboer:master.
Fetching latest commit…
Cannot retrieve the latest commit at this time.
Permalink
Failed to load latest commit information.
data
docs
test
README.md
trie.js

README.md

Trie.js

My take on an efficient implementation of a Trie in Javascript

Short story

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.

(source)

The trie implementation of Dennis Byrne served as a starting point and inspiration.

For more information, please take a look at the Wikipedia article

Usage

Please take a look at the file

  test/test.html

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

  data/people_44830.js

More information and full documentation of the API can be found in

  docs/index.html

Amsterdam, 2010. Mike de Boer.