Friday, August 9, 2013

Sorting


What is a sorting algorithm ?

A sorting algorithm is an algorithm that sorts the data into some order, say from ascending to descending.


The sorting problem
Input: Array of numbers , unsorted. Eg.

Output : Same numbers sorted in some order, say increasing order. Eg.

Classification of sorting algorithms
Sorting algorithm can be classified in various ways.

Comparison sorts vs non comparison sorts


Various sorts

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