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Unformatted text preview: ・Suppose that the ith operation is a MULTIPOP of k objects. ・The actual cost ci = k. ・The amortized cost ĉi = ci + Φ(Di) – Φ(Di–1) = k – k = 0. ▪ 36 A MORTIZED A NALYSIS ‣ binary counter ‣ multipop stack ‣ dynamic table SECTION 17.4 Dynamic table Goal. Store items in a table (e.g., for hash table, binary heap). ・Two operations: INSERT and DELETE. - too many items inserted ⇒ expand table. - too many items deleted ⇒ contract table. ・Requirement: if table contains m items, then space = Θ(m). Theorem. Starting from an empty dynamic table, any intermixed sequence of n INSERT and DELETE operations takes O(n2) time. Pf. A single INSERT or DELETE takes O(n) time. ▪ overly pessimistic upper bound 38 Dynamic table: insert only ・Initialize table to be size 1. ・INSERT: if table is full, first copy all items to a table of twice the size. insert old size new size cost 1 1 1 – 2 1 2 1 3 2 4 2 4 4 4 – 5 4 8 4 6 8 8 – 7 8 8 – 8 8 8 – 9 8 16 8 ⋮ ⋮ ⋮ ⋮ Cost model. Number of items that are copied. 39 Dynamic table: insert only Theorem. [via aggregate method] Starting from an empty dynamic table, any sequence of n INSERT operations takes O(n) time. Pf. Let ci denote the cost o...
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