# Selection sort : Sort Search « Collections Data Structure « Java

Selection sort

```
public class SelectionSort {
private long[] a;

private int nElems;

public SelectionSort(int max) {
a = new long[max];
nElems = 0;
}

public void insert(long value) {
a[nElems] = value;
nElems++;
}

public void display() {
for (int j = 0; j < nElems; j++)
System.out.print(a[j] + " ");
System.out.println("");
}

public void selectionSort() {
int out, in, min;

for (out = 0; out < nElems - 1; out++) // outer loop
{
min = out; // minimum
for (in = out + 1; in < nElems; in++)
// inner loop
if (a[in] < a[min]) // if min greater,
min = in; // a new min
swap(out, min); // swap them
}
}

private void swap(int one, int two) {
long temp = a[one];
a[one] = a[two];
a[two] = temp;
}

public static void main(String[] args) {
int maxSize = 100;
SelectionSort arr; // reference to array
arr = new SelectionSort(maxSize); // create the array

arr.insert(17); // insert 10 items
arr.insert(29);
arr.insert(34);
arr.insert(45);
arr.insert(52);
arr.insert(68);
arr.insert(71);
arr.insert(80);
arr.insert(96);
arr.insert(33);

arr.display();

arr.selectionSort();

arr.display();
}

}

```

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