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Which data structure in a compiler is used for managing information about variables and their attributes?

  1. Abstract syntax tree
  2. Symbol table
  3. Semantic stack
  4. Parse table
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Symbol table is answer . It can be implemented by using array , hash table , tree and eve some time with the help of lInked list !
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B. It uses array to implement.
answered by Veteran (18.6k points)  
The symbol table is actually a array implementation.
It is Symbol Table only. Mostly implemented as Hash tables.
We use hash table instead of array in symbol table bcz in array we cant exceed the size of array .
can any one tell me if they ask symbol table is easily implemented by and options are 1. hash table 2. array what will be the answer??
@rajan obviously Hash table. as time complexity f searching inserting is O(1) using hash table.

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