Balanced Binary Tree
In this tutorial, you will learn about a balanced binary tree and its different types. Also, you will find working examples of a balanced binary tree in Python.
A balanced binary tree, also referred to as a height-balanced binary tree, is defined as a binary tree in which the height of the left and right subtree of any node differ by not more than 1.
To learn more about the height of a tree/node, visit Tree Data Structure.Following are the conditions for a height-balanced binary tree:
- difference between the left and the right subtree for any node is not more than one
- the left subtree is balanced
- the right subtree is balanced
The following code is for checking whether a tree is height-balanced.
/* Checking if a binary tree is CalculateHeight balanced in Python */ /* CreateNode creation */ class CreateNode: def __init__(self, item): self.item = item self.left = self.right = None /* Calculate height */ class CalculateHeight: def __init__(self): self.CalculateHeight = 0 /* Check height balance */ def is_height_balanced(root, CalculateHeight): left_height = CalculateHeight() right_height = CalculateHeight() if root is None: return True l = is_height_balanced(root.left, left_height) r = is_height_balanced(root.right, right_height) CalculateHeight.CalculateHeight = max( left_height.CalculateHeight, right_height.CalculateHeight) + 1 if abs(left_height.CalculateHeight - right_height.CalculateHeight) <= 1: return l and r return False CalculateHeight = CalculateHeight() root = CreateNode(1) root.left = CreateNode(2) root.right = CreateNode(3) root.left.left = CreateNode(4) root.left.right = CreateNode(5) if is_height_balanced(root, CalculateHeight): print('The tree is balanced') else: print('The tree is not balanced')
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