leaf node (of a tree)



A leaf of a tree is any node which has degree of exactly 1. Put another way, a leaf node of a rooted treeMathworldPlanetmath is any node which has no child nodes.


Figure: A tree with leaf nodes highlighted in red.

Title leaf node (of a tree)
Canonical name LeafNodeofATree
Date of creation 2013-03-22 12:30:28
Last modified on 2013-03-22 12:30:28
Owner akrowne (2)
Last modified by akrowne (2)
Numerical id 5
Author akrowne (2)
Entry type Definition
Classification msc 05C05
Synonym leaf node
Synonym leaf