This page presents a basic binary tree module, modified to work as a dictionary. It's also been modified to pass pylint, work on Python 2.x and 3.x (including PyPy and Jython), and has good automated tests.

If the keys you want to store are in random order, this is a very good choice of datastructure for O(log2(n)) lookups including find_min and find_max. However, if your keys are ordered, this is probably not a good datastructure for you.

Want to store duplicates? Check out dupdict_mod.

See also this list of datastructures I've worked on.

You can download it from here.

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