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derangement

(algorithm)

Definition: A permutation of elements, where no element is in its original position.

See also sort.

Author: PEB


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Paul E. Black, "derangement", in Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [online], Vreda Pieterse and Paul E. Black, eds. 2 March 2015. (accessed TODAY) Available from: https://www.nist.gov/dads/HTML/derangement.html