Definition: A sort algorithm that first builds a binary search tree of the keys, then accesses the keys with an in-order traversal.
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binary search tree, in-order traversal.
See also blind sort, treesort (2), heapsort.
Note: For good performance, use a balanced binary search tree.
[GBY91, page 182].
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Paul E. Black, "treesort (1)", in Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [online], Vreda Pieterse and Paul E. Black, eds. 16 November 2009. (accessed TODAY) Available from: http://www.nist.gov/dads/HTML/treesort1.html