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Algorithm

Any organized set of steps used to help solve a problem. Algorithms are important in several fields, notably mathematics and computing.
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"As an individual who predominantly plans digital media, I salute computer algorithms; it is an 18-letter-phrase that has brought unprecedented trust to my relationship with my clients.
The researchers also tested the computer algorithm used to create Simon's motion by asking humans to mimic the moves the robot made.
The 12 infection syndromes classified as primary by computer algorithm and secondary by investigator review were lower respiratory tract (n = 5, 42%), intraabdominal (n = 3, 25%), skin or soft tissue (n = 2, 17%), or surgical site (n = 2, 17%); no urinary tract infection was misclassifled as a primary bloodstream infection by computer algorithm.
Mr Hunt told the Commons: "Earlier this year PHE analysis of trial data from the service found that there was a computer algorithm failure dating back to 2009.
Mr Hunt told the Commons that a "computer algorithm failure", dating back to 2009, had meant many women, aged 68 to 71 in England, were not invited to their final routine screening.
It's understandable that the computer algorithm could get confused.
After a microphone at the disk's center recorded the sound waves that had traveled inward, a computer algorithm successfully identified what was said and from where.
Key to the technology is a computer algorithm developed by DeLiang "Leon" Wang, professor of computer science and engineering, and his team.
Dr Alex Hoffmann is a physicist who has created an artificial intelligence, a computer algorithm that tracks human emotions and uses its findings to trade on financial markets.
Physicist Dr Alex Hoffmann has created a computer algorithm that tracks human emotions and autonomously trades on the financial markets with incredible results.
As described in the November 17 edition of the journal Science, the machine uses stored sensory input and a computer algorithm to figure out where it is and how it's oriented.
Face recognition, the report states, uses a three-fold process: 1) a sensor takes an observation of the face, producing a person's "biometric signature"; 2) a computer algorithm "normalizes" the biometric signature so that it is in the same format (view, resolution, size, etc.) as other signatures on the computer system's database; and 3) a matcher then compares the normalized signature with the set (or subset) of normalized signatures on the system's database and provides a "similarity score" that compares the individual's normalized signature with each signature in the database (or subset).

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