treesort (2)


Definition: Variants of heapsort.

Generalization (I am a kind of ...)

Aggregate child (... is a part of or used in me.)
balanced binary search tree, heap.

See also treesort (1).

Note: The algorithms Floyd named treesort can be seen as developments leading to what we now call heapsort.

Author: PEB

More information

Robert W. Floyd, Algorithm 245 Treesort 3, CACM, 7(12):701, December 1964.
Robert W. Floyd, Algorithm 113 Treesort, CACM, 5(8):434, August 1962.

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