Sunday, January 17, 2010

Java Sorting techniques

I thought i would start exploring the Sorting mechanisms in Data Structures and try to comprehensively implement them in Java.

We have many types of sorting techniques readily available and there are numerous amount of resources in the net with ready made coding in all the common languages. What I have done here is, did some research on each of the sorting techniques and tried to present the most commonly used sorting techniques with its pros and cons. I have not dealt or dug deep into 'alternate' techniques but have provided a sufficient overview with running code.

Today I will present two of the most familiar sorting techniques namely bubble sort and merge sort and discuss its pros and cons in the following posts.

Cheers,
Bragaadeesh

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