Definition: A B-tree in which keys are stored in the leaves.
Generalization (I am a kind of ...)
See also B*-tree.
Note: An early use of the name, "B+-tree", is Douglas Comer, The Ubiquitous B-Tree, Computing Surveys, 11(2):121-137, June 1979.
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Paul E. Black, "B+-tree", in Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [online], Vreda Pieterse and Paul E. Black, eds. 6 November 2007. (accessed TODAY) Available from: http://www.nist.gov/dads/HTML/bplustree.html