BIT Numerical Mathematics

, Volume 27, Issue 1, pp 44–48

A generalized, one-way, stackless quicksort


  • Lutz M. Wegner
    • IBM Heidelberg Scientific Center
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


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