The first section introduces basic data structures and notation. The next section presents several sorting algorithms. This is followed by techniques for implementing dictionaries, structures that allow efficient search, insert, and delete operations. The last section illustrates algorithms that sort data and implement dictionaries for very large files. Source code for each algorithm, in ANSI C, is included.
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