Definition: An approximate location is interpolated from the first and last items of a sorted array, then a linear search finds the actual location.
See also interpolation search.
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Paul E. Black, "interpolation-sequential search", in Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [online], Paul E. Black, ed., U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology. 16 November 2009. (accessed TODAY) Available from: http://www.nist.gov/dads/HTML/interpsequen.html