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  1. Insertion sort

    Insertion sort is a simple sorting algorithm that builds the final sorted array one item at a time. It is much less efficient on large lists than more advanced algorithms such as quicksort, heapsort, or merge sort. However, insertion sort provides several advantages: ⁕Simple implementation ⁕Efficient for small data sets ⁕Adaptive for data sets that are already substantially sorted: the time complexity is O, where d is the number of inversions ⁕More efficient in practice than most other simple quadratic algorithms such as selection sort or bubble sort; the best case is O ⁕Stable; i.e., does not change the relative order of elements with equal keys ⁕In-place; i.e., only requires a constant amount O of additional memory space ⁕Online; i.e., can sort a list as it receives it When humans manually sort something, most use a method that is similar to insertion sort.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of insertion sort in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of insertion sort in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6


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  • είδος εισαγωγήςGreek
  • प्रविष्टि क्रमबद्धHindi
  • jenis penyisipanIndonesian
  • 삽입 정렬Korean

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