Data Structures & Algorithm Analysis : Sorting

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sort an array into ascending order by using the following methods: selection sort, insertion sort, shell sort, merge sort, quick sort and heap sort, sort a chain of nodes into ascending order by using an insertion sort, and determine the efficiency of a sort and comparing the algorithms of sorting.

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SortingObjectives:At the end of this lesson, the student will be able to:Data Structures & Algorithm AnalysisSortingsort an array into ascending order by using the following methods: selection sort, insertion sort, shell sort, merge sort, quick sort and heap sort, sort a chain of nodes into ascending order by using an insertion sort, and determine the efficiency of a sort and comparing the algorithms of sorting.IntroductionSorting rearranging data in an array or list so that it is in ascending or descending order. Sorting can be done to any collection of items that can be compared with one another. Eg: arrange a row of books on bookshelf by title. The efficiency of a sorting algorithm is significant, particularly when large amounts of data are involved.INSERTION SORTInsertion SortIf first two books are out of orderRemove second book Slide first book to right Ins

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