)A type of data structure in which each element is attached to one or more elements directly beneath it. The connections between elements are called branches. Trees are often called inverted trees because they are normally drawn with the root at the top.
The elements at the very bottom of an inverted tree (that is, those that have no elements below them) are called leaves. Inverted trees are the data structures used to represent hierarchical file structures. In this case, the leaves are files and the other elements above the leaves are directories.
A binary tree is a special type of inverted tree in which each element has only two branches below it.
(noun) A preliminary competition or test to determine qualifications. (adj.) Attempted or advanced on a provisional or experimental basis. In the software industry, trial software refers to software which consumers can try before they buy. Trial versions of software usually contain all the functionality of the regular version, but can only be used for a […]
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A banner ad that attempts to trick people into clicking it, usually by imitating an operating system or software error/action message.
(n.) In a DBMS, a trigger is a SQL procedure that initiates an action (i.e., fires an action) when an event (INSERT, DELETE or UPDATE) occurs. Since triggers are event-driven specialized procedures, they are stored in and managed by the DBMS. A trigger cannot be called or executed; the DBMS automatically fires the trigger as […]
(trub´&l-shoot´´) (v.) To isolate the source of a problem and fix it, typically through a process of elimination whereby possible sources of the problem are investigated and eliminated beginning with the most obvious or easiest problem to fix. Usage Note: In the case of computer systems, the term troubleshoot is usually used when the problem […]
(v.) (1) To deliberately post derogatory or inflammatory comments to a community forum, chat room, newsgroup and/or a blog in order to bait other users into responding. (2) To surf the Internet. (3) To hang around a chat room reading the posts instead of contributing to the chat. (n.) One who performs any of the […]