Category: Stacks and Queues

Stacks and Queues

Applications of Queues

Applications of Queues

One application of the queue data structure is in the implementation of priority queues required to be maintained by the scheduler of an operating system. It is a queue in which each element has...

Circular Queues

Circular Queues

The problem with the previous implementation is that the insert function gives a queue-full signal even if a considerable portion is free. This happens because the queue has a tendency to move to the...

Implementation of Queues

Implementation of Queues

Since a queue is also a list, it can be implemented using an array or it can be implemented using a linked representation. Array Implementation of a Stack When an array is used to...

Queues

Queues

A queue is also a list of elements with insertions permitted at one end—called the rear, and deletions permitted from the other end—called the front. This means that the removal of elements from a...

Stacks

Stacks

A stack is simply a list of elements with insertions and deletions permitted at one end—called the stack top. That means that it is possible to remove elements from a stack in reverse order...