Rooted hierarchical tree structure

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A hierarchical tree structure with a member which has no superior. This member is called the root or root node.


Generalizations: hierarchical tree structure, rooted hierarchy

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Primary Domain: Computer Science

Potential Examples:

  • Computer Science: binary search tree
  • Biology: evolutionary tree
  • Management: rooted hierarchical tree business organization (root is called CEO), rooted hierarchical tree church organization (root is called Pope), hierarchical tree political organization (root is called leader), hierarchical tree military organization (root is called General)
  • Business: pyramid selling scheme