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Selection Sort

Selection sort is one of the most simple sorting algorithm. This sorting algorithm is an in-place comparison-based algorithm in which the list or the array used is divided into two parts, the left part is the sorted part of the list and the right part consists of unsorted element of the array. Initially, the sorted part is empty and the unsorted part is the entire list.
In Selection sort in each iteration the smallest element in the unsorted part of the array is brought to the to its correct position.Selection almost always outperforms bubble sort and gnome sort. 
This algorithm is not suitable for large data sets as its average and worst case complexities are of Ο(n2), where n is the number of items.
See the following example for better understanding.
selection sort example

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C Program

C++ Program

Sample input and output to check the program




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