# Answer to Question #5260 in MatLAB | Mathematica | MathCAD | Maple for Mana Nabati

Question #5260

In searching for the placement of a key x ̄ in a sorted array x(i), i = 1,2,...,n, binary search partitions the current search domain into two subdomains by always selecting the mid-point index n/2 (or (n+1)/2, if n is odd) of the array. Clearly, binary search does not take into consideration the key value x ̄ in selecting this mid-point.

A simple variation of binary search, called interpolation search, is based on partitioning the current search domain such that the “mid-point” index is guessed by assuming a linear interpolation of the indices between the first key value x(1) and last key value x(n).

create a new function isearch which implements the

interpolation search algorithm.

A simple variation of binary search, called interpolation search, is based on partitioning the current search domain such that the “mid-point” index is guessed by assuming a linear interpolation of the indices between the first key value x(1) and last key value x(n).

create a new function isearch which implements the

interpolation search algorithm.

Expert's answer

Unfortunately, your question requires a lot of work and cannot be done for free.

Submit it with all requirements as an assignment to our control panel and we'll assist you.

Submit it with all requirements as an assignment to our control panel and we'll assist you.

## Comments

## Leave a comment