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interpolation-sequential search

(algorithm)

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.

Author: PEB

Implementation

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Entry modified 16 November 2009.
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Paul E. Black, "interpolation-sequential search", in Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [online], Vreda Pieterse and Paul E. Black, eds. 16 November 2009. (accessed TODAY) Available from: https://www.nist.gov/dads/HTML/interpsequen.html