Definition: An in-place sort that partially orders the array twice with build-heap, once moving lesser items earlier and once in reverse moving greater items later, then uses insertion sort on the nearly-ordered array.

Generalization (I am a kind of ...)
in-place sort.

Aggregate child (... is a part of or used in me.)
build-heap, insertion sort, heap.

See also sort, heapsort, J sort.

Note: The implementation attributes the algorithm to Jason Morrison.

Author: PEB


Demonstration and source code (Java).
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Paul E. Black, "JSort", in Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [online], Vreda Pieterse and Paul E. Black, eds. 29 September 2014. (accessed TODAY) Available from: