Definition: A B-tree of order 4, that is, internal nodes have two, three, or four children.
Generalization (I am a kind of ...)
B-tree with m=4.
See also 2-3 tree.
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Entry modified 23 January 2004.
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Paul E. Black, "2-3-4 tree", in Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [online], Vreda Pieterse and Paul E. Black, eds. 23 January 2004. (accessed TODAY) Available from: http://www.nist.gov/dads/HTML/two34tree.html