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In computer science, sorting algorithms are used to sort the elements of a data sets in numerical or alphabetical order. In this blog post will investigate the Python code used to implement 4 of the most frequently used sorting algorithms:…

The quick sort algorithm is a divide-and-conquer algorithm that can be implemented using a recursive function. The following graphic explains the different steps of a quick sort algorithm. Note, that the quick sort algorithm starts by identifying a pivot. Depending…

The searching and sorting algorithms are key algorithms that you will study in computer science. Most computer programs involve some searching and sorting features so these key algorithms are often used when coding various computer programs. Searching and sorting algorithms…

Computers are often used to process large amounts of data. Some of the tasks they can be used for is to sort data sets in order, e.g. numerical order or alphabetical order. Though this may seem like a simple task…

Computers are often used to sort large amounts of data (e.g. numerical order or alphabetical order). Though this may seem like a simple task to complete, a lot of research has focused on finding the most effective approach to sort…

The Insertion sort algorithm is one of the key sorting algorithms used in Computer Science. To start with, the algorithm considers the first value of a list as a sorted sub-list (of one value to start with). This iterative algorithm…

The Bubble sort algorithm is one of the key sorting algorithms used in Computer Science. It is a fairly simple algorithm to implement and is particularly useful when you need to find the top x values of a list. The…

Computers are often used to process large amounts of data. Some of the tasks they can be used for is to sort data sets in order, e.g. numerical order or alphabetical order. Though this may seem like a simple task…