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i'm looking for a sort function with the following properties.

a) best case n

b) worst case n* log(2) n

basically, if an array is already sorted, or nearly sorted, both merge sort and heap sort require n* log(2) n iterations before halting.

(heap sort more so than merge sort.)

i've been working on the problem over the past few days trying to come up with my own sorting function, but as of yet, no luck. any ideas?

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