ISRO | ISRO CS 2020 | Question 2
Of the following sort algorithms, which has execution time that is least dependent on initial ordering of the input ?
(A) Insertion sort
(B) Quick sort
(C) Merge sort
(D) Selection sort
- Insertion Sort gives best case if initial input is already sorted.
- Quick Sort gives worst case if initial input is already sorted.
- Selection Sort gives least number of swaps if initial input is already sorted.
- Merge sort never depend on its initial order of input, does not matter what is input, it always takes O(n log n) time.
So, option (C) is correct.
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