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range sort

(algorithm)

Definition: A bucket sort where the function to determine the bucket is based on the range of possible keys.

Generalization (I am a kind of ...)
bucket sort, distribution sort.

Specialization (... is a kind of me.)
pigeonhole sort.

Author: ASK


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Entry modified 2 June 2006.
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Art S. Kagel, "range sort", in Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [online], Vreda Pieterse and Paul E. Black, eds. 2 June 2006. (accessed TODAY) Available from: https://www.nist.gov/dads/HTML/rangesort.html