# How many bits are needed to specify the single permutation by min-wise independent family?

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How many bits are needed to specify the single permutation by min-wise independent family?

(a) O (log n!)

(b) O (n!)

(c) Ω (n^2)

(d) Ω (n)

Asked question is from Hash Tables topic in chapter Hash Tables of Data Structures & Algorithms I

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The correct choice is (d) Ω (n)

Explanation: The time required for single variant hashing to maintain the minimum hash queue is O (n). Ω (n) bits are needed to specify the single permutation by min-wise independent family.

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