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R. LischnerExploring C++20https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-5961-0_10

10. Algorithms and Ranges

Ray Lischner1 
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Ellicott City, MD, USA
 

The previous Exploration introduced vectors and ranges using std::ranges::sort to sort a vector of integers. This Exploration examines ranges in more depth and introduces more generic algorithms, which perform useful operations on ranges of objects.

Algorithms

The std::ranges::sort function is an example of a generic algorithm, so named because these functions implement common algorithms and operate generically. That is, they work for just about anything you can express as a sequential range of values. Most of the standard algorithms are declared in the <algorithm> header, although the <numeric> ...

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