Imagine a university wants to keep track of the following data about each student: First nameLast nameaddress line 1address line 2citystatezip codedate of birth monthdate of birth daydate of birth yearanticipated completion monthanticipated completion dayanticipated completion yeargpacredit hours completedIt is


The implementation of a simple but efficient randomized algorithmfor finding the ith order statistic, using divide and conquer.Definition 1. The ith order statistic of an array A of n numbers is (1) the ith smallest numberin A, if i n;