(1) A process of pair-wise comparison followed by data move operations or

(2) A logical or mathematical method whereby individual data value locations are determined

From this it can be easily seen that the process of ranking a set of data values require data space and processing time that are related in some form to the method used to achieve this objective. The complexity of a process can be looked at in terms of its spatial arrangement over time or in terms of the time related sub-processes that describes the process. The space and time complexity of the first method for ranking data values tends to be more involved and require a higher degree of creativity or imaginative thinking to achieve useful results. Sorting by the first method is commonly termed as "Comparison Base Sorting". The second method is called

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