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Note: Litwin, W. "Virtual hashing: A dynamically changing hashing." Proc. Very Large Data Bases Conf., Berlin, 1978, pages 517-523.
See also consistent hashing in Wikipedia. Consistent hashing allows mapping into arbitrary sets of buckets.
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"virtual hashing", in Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [online], Paul E. Black, ed., U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology. 28 April 2009. (accessed TODAY) Available from: http://www.nist.gov/dads/HTML/virtualHashing.html