Quick Select: Linear runtime complexity to find the median of unsorted arrays

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I reviewed some implementations of the median function in widely used statistics packages. They use simple flow like sorting the array and returning the middle element. The average runtime complexity of comparison-based sorting algorithms is linearithmic -> O(N log N)

## Quick Select: Linear runtime complexity to find the median of unsorted arrays

## Quick Select: Linear runtime complexity to…

## Quick Select: Linear runtime complexity to find the median of unsorted arrays

I reviewed some implementations of the median function in widely used statistics packages. They use simple flow like sorting the array and returning the middle element. The average runtime complexity of comparison-based sorting algorithms is linearithmic -> O(N log N)