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What is the other name for a shell sort algorithm?

(a) Diminishing increment sort

(b) Diminishing decrement sort

(c) Insertion sort

(d) Selection sort

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The correct choice is (a) Diminishing increment sort

Easy explanation - The other name for a shell sort algorithm is diminishing decrement sort as the distance between comparisons decreases as the algorithm runs until the last phase.

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