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package com.thealgorithms.devutils.searches;

/**
 * The common interface of most searching algorithms
 *
 * @author Podshivalov Nikita (https://github.com/nikitap492)
 */
public interface SearchAlgorithm {

    /**
     * @param key is an element which should be found
     * @param array is an array where the element should be found
     * @param <T> Comparable type
     * @return first found index of the element
     */
    <T extends Comparable<T>> int find(T array[], T key);
}