Lecture 4: Quicksort, Randomized Algorithms
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"OK. Today we are going to talk about a very interesting algorithm called Quicksort -- -- which was invented by Tony Hoare in 1962. And it has ended up being a really interesting algorithm from many points of view. And because of that, it turns out today's lecture is going to be both hard and fast. If you see the person next to you sleeping, you will want to say let's get going. It's a divide-and-conquer algorithm..."
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