Definition: A sort algorithm which uses knowledge of the domain of the items to calculate the position of each item in the sorted array.
See also radix sort, bucket sort, distribution sort, restricted universe sort.
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Sandeep Kumar Shukla, "address-calculation sort", in Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [online], Paul E. Black, ed., U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology. 17 December 2004. (accessed TODAY) Available from: http://www.nist.gov/dads/HTML/addresscalc.html