Definition: An in-place sort algorithm that uses strand sort to sort fewer than about 40 items and shuffle sort to sort more.
Generalization (I am a kind of ...)
Aggregate child (... is a part of or used in me.)
strand sort, shuffle sort.
See also sort, JSort.
Note: Called "quick-er sort" by one Théodore Myshrall in an apparent plagiarism for a 1998 school project.
John Cohen says in a message posted in 1997 that he invented this algorithm.
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Entry modified 24 November 2008.
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Paul E. Black, "J sort", in Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [online], Paul E. Black, ed., U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology. 24 November 2008. (accessed TODAY) Available from: http://www.nist.gov/dads/HTML/jsort.html