Computer Science (HMC)
The construction of sorting networks has been a topic of much recent discussion. In view of the apparent difficulty of verifying whether a reasonably large proposed sorting network actually does sort, the most useful approach for constructing large networks seems to be to devise a recursive scheme which constructs a network which is guaranteed to sort, obviating the verification phase. In this note, another such approach is presented.
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Keller, R.M. "A novel method of constructing sorting networks." Proceedings of the Second Annual Conference on Parallel Processing (1973): 90.