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Collections = Data Structures?

 
Tony Lucci
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Does the term "data structures" mean the same thing as "collections"?
 
marc weber
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In a broad sense, data structures are ways of storing information. Different data structures can allow for (or hinder) efficient handling of the information. Collections are examples of data structures.

See this article for an overview...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Data_structure
 
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