Sebastian Wild / Quicksort, Timsort, Powersort: Algorithmic ideas, engineering tricks, and trivia behind CPython’s new sorting algorithm
About the Speaker
Sebastian Wild is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in the Department of Computer Science of the University of Liverpool where he works on space-efficient data structures, analysis of algorithms, and engineering of foundational algorithms. Before joining Liverpool, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Waterloo. His PhD on the analysis of multiway quicksort, obtained from the University of Kaiserslautern, received the GI Dissertationspreis 2016.