27 Algorithms library [algorithms]

27.1 General [algorithms.general]

This Clause describes components that C++ programs may use to perform algorithmic operations on containers and other sequences.
The following subclauses describe components for non-modifying sequence operations, mutating sequence operations, sorting and related operations, and algorithms from the ISO C library, as summarized in Table 96.
Table 96: Algorithms library summary [tab:algorithms.summary]
Algorithms requirements
Parallel algorithms
Algorithm result types
Non-modifying sequence operations
Mutating sequence operations
Sorting and related operations
Generalized numeric operations
Specialized <memory> algorithms
Specialized <random> algorithms
C library algorithms