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The Input/Output Complexity

  title={The Input/Output Complexity},
  author={Jeffrey Scott VlllER},
We provide tight upper and lower bounds, up to a constant factor, for the number of inputs and outputs (I/OS) between internal memo y and seconda y storage required for five sorting-related problems: sorting, the fast Fourier transform (FFT), permutation networks, permuting, and matrix transposition. The bounds hold both in the worst case and in the average case, and in several situations the constant factors match. Secondary storage is modeled as a magnetic disk capable of transferring P… 

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