In a logical expression, if the value of the first operand is sufficient to determine the result, then the second is not evaluated.
mechanism that ensures that the correct method is called for an object disguised as a more generic type.
built-in interface used for designating objects that can be compared in some way
boolean equals(Object x)
Object instance method that is used to determine whether two objects are the same
type of array search where elements are checked one by one in order until a value is found
array sorting algorithm - start at n and iterate down to 2 for k, swapping the kth element with the largest of the remaining
array sorting algorithm - start at 2 and iterate for k up to n, inserting the kth element in its appropriate position
recursive sorting algorithm - divide the array into two equal halves and sort each half, then merge them back together