I'm writing a paper about an algorithm that I have developed. Just for illustration, I will say that the method name is "quicksort". My question is about the usage of the in the following context:
This paper proposes quicksort, a novel and fast algorithm. The advantage of quicksort is that...
My question is whether I should use "The advantage of the quicksort..." or "The advantage of quicksort".
I am also looking for resources explaining the usage of the in this context.
Usually, to check if a certain sentence is correct, I search Google using wildcards. However, in this case, the correct answer is depends on the context. I have also tried to find a answer in the following book but without success: Science Research Writing: A Guide for Non-Native Speakers of English.