name of a sorting algorithm
ramit.prasad at jpmorgan.com
Tue Feb 14 21:13:04 CET 2012
Wilson, Mel wrote:
>Well, the classic bubble sort swaps adjacent elements until the extreme one
>gets all the way to the end. This sort continually swaps with the end
>element during one pass until the end element holds the extreme. Then it
>shrinks the range and swaps then next less extreme into the new end element.
>It does extra swaps because it combines the swap operation with recording
>the temporary extreme while it searches the subrange.
My apologies, you are correct. It is a selection sort, just an
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