In computer science, bogosort (also stupid sort, slowsort, random sort, shotgun sort or monkey sort ) is a particularly ineffective sorting algorithm based on the generate and test paradigm. It is not useful for sorting, but may be used for ...

Bubble sort, sometimes referred to as sinking sort, is a simple sorting algorithm that repeatedly steps through the list to be sorted, compares each pair of adjacent items and swaps them if they are in the wrong order. The pass through the list is ...

Cocktail sort, also known as bidirectional bubble sort, cocktail shaker sort, shaker sort (which can also refer to a variant of selection sort ), ripple sort, shuffle sort, or shuttle sort, is a variation of bubble sort that is both a stable sorting ...

Gnome sort (or Stupid sort ) is a sorting algorithm originally proposed by Dr. Hamid Sarbazi-Azad (Professor of Computer Engineering at Sharif University of Technology ) in 2000 and called stupid sort (not to be confused with bogosort ), and then ...