distribution counting sort

'distribution counting sort' can also refer to...


More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Computing


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

A sorting algorithm that stores, for each sortkey, the number of records with the given sortkey (thus anticipating that keys might not be unique). With this information it is possible to place the records correctly into a sorted file. The algorithm is useful when the keys fall into a small range and many of them are equal.

Subjects: Computing.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.