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A160508 Knuth's standard example of an unsorted array. 0
503, 87, 512, 61, 908, 170, 897, 275, 653, 426, 154, 509, 612, 677, 765, 703 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

1,1

COMMENTS

The numbers were randomly generated by Knuth with a set of decimal dice and used throughout his book as sample input for investigated sorting algorithms.

REFERENCES

D. E. Knuth, The Art of Computer Programming, Vol. 3 / Sorting and Searching, Addison-Wesley, 1973, page 75 and remainder of chapter 5.

LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=1..16.

EXAMPLE

Apparently, the first roll of three (distinguishable) decimal dice resulted in the first die showing "5", the second showing "0", the third showing "3"; therefore a(1) = 503.

CROSSREFS

Sequence in context: A250609 A251266 A001244 * A067949 A200959 A179172

Adjacent sequences:  A160505 A160506 A160507 * A160509 A160510 A160511

KEYWORD

fini,full,nonn

AUTHOR

Hagen von Eitzen, May 16 2009

STATUS

approved

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