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Java example source code file (MedianOf3PivotingStrategy.java)

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package org.apache.commons.math3.util;

import java.io.Serializable;

import org.apache.commons.math3.exception.MathIllegalArgumentException;

 * Classic median of 3 strategy given begin and end indices.
 * @since 3.4
public class MedianOf3PivotingStrategy implements PivotingStrategyInterface, Serializable {

    /** Serializable UID. */
    private static final long serialVersionUID = 20140713L;

     * This in specific makes use of median of 3 pivoting.
     * @return The index corresponding to a pivot chosen between the
     * first, middle and the last indices of the array slice
     * @throws MathIllegalArgumentException when indices exceeds range
    public int pivotIndex(final double[] work, final int begin, final int end)
        throws MathIllegalArgumentException {
        MathArrays.verifyValues(work, begin, end-begin);
        final int inclusiveEnd = end - 1;
        final int middle = begin + (inclusiveEnd - begin) / 2;
        final double wBegin = work[begin];
        final double wMiddle = work[middle];
        final double wEnd = work[inclusiveEnd];

        if (wBegin < wMiddle) {
            if (wMiddle < wEnd) {
                return middle;
            } else {
                return wBegin < wEnd ? inclusiveEnd : begin;
        } else {
            if (wBegin < wEnd) {
                return begin;
            } else {
                return wMiddle < wEnd ? inclusiveEnd : middle;


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