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Use-Me Sort: A New Sorting Algorithm

Mohit Sehgal, Nihal Kumar Published in Information Sciences

International Journal of Applied Information Systems
Year of Publication: 2014
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  1. Mohit Sehgal and Nihal Kumar. Article: Use-Me Sort: A New Sorting Algorithm. International Journal of Applied Information Systems 7(8):19-22, September 2014. BibTeX

    	author = "Mohit Sehgal and Nihal Kumar",
    	title = "Article: Use-Me Sort: A New Sorting Algorithm",
    	journal = "International Journal of Applied Information Systems",
    	year = 2014,
    	volume = 7,
    	number = 8,
    	pages = "19-22",
    	month = "September",
    	note = "Published by Foundation of Computer Science, New York, USA"


One of the fundamental issues in Computer Science is the ordering of a list of items - known as sorting. Sorting algorithms such as the Bubble, Insertion and Selection Sort, all have a quadratic time complexity O(N2) that limits their use when the number of elements is very large. This paper presents Use-Me sort. It sorts a list by making the use of already sorted elements present in the list. Moreover, it provides a trade-off between Space and Time Complexity with better performance than the existing sorting algorithms of the O (N2) class.


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Algorithm, Complexity, Insertion Sort