Essential algorithms for GCSE and A Level Computer Science
Routines that find data within a data structure.
What is a linear search?
The linear search finds an item in a sorted or unsorted list. To perform a linear search, start at the first item in the list and check each item one by one. Think about searching for a card in a shuffled deck, starting with the top card and checking each one until you find the card you want.
What extra is in the book?
This algorithm / data structure has its own dedicated chapter in the book, which includes:
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