Chapter 10 - Homework 10
An explicit set of precise instructions is a(n) ____.
capability, language, context
To write a precise algorithm, we need to pay attention to 3 points. These are ____, ____, and ____.
High-level programming languages are called ____ languages and are designed to express algorithms.
The language we speak is called a ____ language and is not good for expressing precise information.
A ____ is an algorithm that has been customized to solve a specific task under a specific set of circumstances in a specific language.
A ____ is a programming control structure that allows for certain statements in a program to be repeated.
Loops are controlled by a ___ which determines if the statements should be repeated or not.
The Alphabetize CD or Alpha/Beta sort illustrates a standard sorting algorithm called an _____ sort.
A word that can apply to many different values during the running of a program is called a ____.
The rack used in the Alpha/Beta sort is an example of a data structure called a(n) ____.
The ideas of the Alpha sweep and the Beta sweep and what they do as a whole is called an ____.
List the 5 essential properties of algorithms.