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A probability distribution function $P(x)$ for a random variable $X$ is defined by $P(x) =Pr\{X\leq x\}$.Suppose that we draw a list of $n$ random variables $X_1,X_2,…,X_n$ from a continuous probability distribution function $P$ that is computable in $O(1)$ time. Give an algorithm that sorts these numbers in linear averagecase time.
asked Jun 28, 2019 in Algorithms akash.dinkar12 137 views
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We are given $n$ points in the unit circle, $P_i=(x_i,y_i)$, such that $0<x_i^2+y_i^2<1$ for $i=1,2, .,n$.Suppose that the points are uniformly distributed; that is, the probability of finding a point in any region of the circle is proportional to the ... from the origin. (Hint: Design the bucket sizes in BUCKET-SORT to reflect the uniform distribution of the points in the unit circle.)
asked Jun 28, 2019 in Algorithms akash.dinkar12 101 views
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Explain why the worst-case running time for bucket sort is $\Theta(n^2)$. What simple change to the algorithm preserves its linear average-case running time and makes its worst-case running time $O(n\ lg\ n)$?
asked Jun 28, 2019 in Algorithms akash.dinkar12 64 views
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BUCKET-SORT(A) 1 let B[0...n-1] be a new array 2 n = A.length 3 for i – 0 to n – 1 4 make B[i] an empty list 5 for i = 1 to n 6 insert A[i] into list B[nA[i]] 7 for i = 0 to n – 1 8 sort list B[i] with insertion sort 9 concatenate the lists B[0] , B[1] , ….,B[n-1] together in order illustrate the operation of BUCKET-SORT on the array $A=\langle .79,.13,.16,.64,.39,.20,.89,.53,.71,.42\rangle$
asked Jun 28, 2019 in Algorithms akash.dinkar12 72 views
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