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The hottest sorting algorithm around!

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Volcano Sort

The hottest sorting algorithm around!


This algorithm runs in O(n2). Please don't use this.


Our professor mentioned volcanoes when discussing sorting algorithms. I realized there wasn't a "Volcano Sort". There shouldn't be, but now there is.


This algorithm first constructs a volcano from the input. Then, the volcano "erupts" and places the numbers in sorted order.

What does this mean?

Given the following input: [4,8,2,2,1,3,0], Volcano Sort will construct a volcano: [1,2,4,8,3,2,0]. It looks like this:


The volcano will erupt and place numbers in increasing order.

Output: [0,1,2,2,3,4,8]


pip install VolcanoSort


from VolcanoSort import volcano

arr = [4, 5, 8, 1, 2, 3, 7, 6, 9]
arr = volcano.sort(arr)
[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9]

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