BIT Numerical Mathematics

, Volume 27, Issue 1, pp 44–48

A generalized, one-way, stackless quicksort

  • Lutz M. Wegner
Part I Computer Science

DOI: 10.1007/BF01937353

Cite this article as:
Wegner, L.M. BIT (1987) 27: 44. doi:10.1007/BF01937353


This note generalizes the one-way, stackless quicksort of Huang and Knuth to work for any type of sort key. It thus proves that quicksort can run with minimal space inO(N logN) average time.

AMS 68.E.05

C.R. F.2.2 

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© BIT Foundations 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Lutz M. Wegner
    • 1
  1. 1.IBM Heidelberg Scientific CenterHeidelbergGermany

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