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Shell sort algorithm is the first algorithm to break the quadratic time barrier.

(a) True

(b) False

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This interesting question is from Shell sort in section Sorting of Data Structures & Algorithms II

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The correct option is (a) True

The best explanation: Shell sort broke the quadratic time barrier as it works by comparing elements that are distant.

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