Date of Award

Spring 1979

Degree Type

Master's Essay - Restricted

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)


Electrical and Computer Engineering


The tree structures are getting more and more important in the modern computer systems. Especially in the file organization systems, it can make the data access or updating powerful and efficient. This paper presents the algorithm to organize and maintain the different tree structures. These algorithms are easy to implement in the computer languages. Lastly, the comparison of the tree structures, the advantage and disadvantage and how to improve the algorithms are also discussed.