What is splay?

  • (verb): Spread open or apart.
    Example: "He splayed his huge hands over the table"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on splay:

Natal Astrology - Chart Shaping - Jones Patterns
... Splay This type of natal chart is noteworthy because of the presence of at least two, but usually three pairs (or conjunctions) of planets randomly distributed in a 'spl ... However, as with the splay pattern, there is a danger of the person scattering their energy unproductively ...
Splay Tree - Advantages
... Good performance for a splay tree depends on the fact that it is self-optimizing, in that frequently accessed nodes will move nearer to the root where they can be ... Small memory footprint—splay trees do not need to store any bookkeeping data ... Possibility of creating a 'persistent data structure' version of splay trees—which allows access to both the previous and new versions after an update ...
Splay Tree - Dynamic Optimality Conjecture
... List of unsolved problems in computer science Do splay trees perform as well as any other binary search tree algorithm? In addition to the proven performance ... is known as the dynamic optimality conjecture and it basically claims that splay trees perform as well as any other binary search tree algorithm up to a constant factor ... Then the cost for a splay tree to perform the same accesses is ...
Splay Tree - Code in C Language - Splay Operation in BST
... Here x is the node on which the splay operation is performed and root is the root node of the tree ... node *root) struct node *leftrotation(struct node *p,struct node *root) void splay (struct node *x, struct node *root) struct node *insert(struct node *p,int value) struct node *inorder(struct node ... printf("No memory is allocated\n") exit(0) } } } //splay(temp1,p)//temp1 will be new root after splaying // not necessary, already done in the main function return (temp1) } struct node *inorder(stru ...

More definitions of "splay":

  • (adj): Turned outward in an ungainly manner.
    Example: "Splay knees"
  • (noun): An outward bevel around a door or window that makes it seem larger.