sorting program

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Noun1.sorting program - a utility program that sorts data items
service program, utility program, utility - (computer science) a program designed for general support of the processes of a computer; "a computer system provides utility programs to perform the tasks needed by most users"
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In testing a sorting program, for instance, it is important that randomly generated input occur in random order (if the input were always sorted, for instance, it might not fully exercise the sort code).
From his desk 100 m away, the production manager can not only supervise and compare the operation and defect removal rate of each channel of up to 32 Elexso machines, but he can also switch off or change the sorting program of any one or all machines simultaneously.
They will assist clients with waste audits and developing sorting programs that are affordable; they will also offer a dropoff depot, collection service, and a retail store for the compost and soil amendment.
All participants were debriefed after the experimental session and they were presented with their results from the MTS and sorting programs.