By Niklaus Wirth
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The latter extends the partial match and establishes P(i-j, j+1). In the former case, we postulate that P(i-j, j+1) hold as well. Hence, incrementing both i and j by 1 cannot falsify the invariant either. The only other assignment left in the algorithm is j := D. We shall simply postuate that the value D always be such that replacing j by D will maintain the invariant. In order to find an appropriate expression for D, we must first understand the effect of the assignment. Provided that D < j, it represents a shift of the pattern to the right by j-D positions.
6. Compare the following three versions of the binary search with the one presented in the text. Which of the three programs are correct? Determine the relevant invariants. Which versions are more efficient? We assume the following variables, and the constant N > 0: VAR i, j, k, x: INTEGER; a: ARRAY N OF INTEGER; Program A: i := 0; j := N-1; REPEAT k := (i+j) DIV 2; IF a[k] < x THEN i := k ELSE j := k END UNTIL (a[k] = x) OR (i > j) Program B: i := 0; j := N-1; REPEAT k := (i+j) DIV 2; IF x < a[k] THEN j := k-1 END ; 44 IF a[k] < x THEN i := k+1 END UNTIL i > j Program C: i := 0; j := N-1; REPEAT k := (i+j) DIV 2; IF x < a[k] THEN j := k ELSE i := k+1 END UNTIL i > j Hint: All programs must terminate with ak = x, if such an element exists, or ak ≠ x, if there exists no element with value x.
Keys and associated information, is in general considerably more time-consuming than comparing two keys, the improvement is by no means drastic: the important term M is still of the order n2. And, in fact, sorting the already sorted array takes more time than does straight insertion with sequential search. This example demonstrates that an "obvious improvement" often has much less drastic consequences than one is first inclined to estimate and that in some cases (that do occur) the "improvement" may actually turn out to be a deterioration.