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What does ADT stand for?

ADT stands for Abstract Data Type (OOP class)

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73 Fully updated to reflect advances in object oriented programming, and including new case studies and practice exercises, the fifth edition of this textbook on abstract data types (ADTs) in C++ programming provides intermediate level computer science students with a comprehensive exploration of data structures and their specifications, application and implementation.
of California, Berkeley) has published the second edition of this popular textbook on C Programming to include updated information on C89 and C99 standards, GCC, abstract data types and additional exercises and projects available at the author's website.
An abstract data type enables you to package three variables (two strings and an integer) as a whole, and conveniently work with this package to hold the state of a person as shown in the following example: struct Person { public String FirstName; public String LastName; public int Age; } When you assign a data type to a variable in your code, you can use a primitive data type or an abstract data type.
Topics discussed include abstract data types, the stack, queues, recursion, lists, binary search trees, priority queues, heaps and graphs and sorting and searching algorithms and each chapter includes illustrations and sample code as well as student exercise questions.