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Shell sort

Shell sort
public class ShellSort {
  private long[] data;

  private int len;

  public ShellSort(int max) {
    data = new long[max];
    len = 0;

  public void insert(long value){
    data[len] = value; 

  public void display() {
    for (int j = 0; j < len; j++)
      System.out.print(data[j] + " ");

  public void shellSort() {
    int inner, outer;
    long temp;
    //find initial value of h
    int h = 1;
    while (h <= len / 3)
      h = h * 3 + 1; // (1, 4, 13, 40, 121, ...)

    while (h > 0) // decreasing h, until h=1
      // h-sort the file
      for (outer = h; outer < len; outer++) {
        temp = data[outer];
        inner = outer;
        // one subpass (eg 0, 4, 8)
        while (inner > h - 1 && data[inner - h] >= temp) {
          data[inner] = data[inner - h];
          inner -= h;
        data[inner] = temp;
      h = (h - 1) / 3; // decrease h

  public static void main(String[] args) {
    int maxSize = 10;
    ShellSort arr = new ShellSort(maxSize);

    for (int j = 0; j < maxSize; j++) {
      long n = (int) (java.lang.Math.random() * 99);


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