# Algorithm

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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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The researchers also tested the computer algorithm used to create Simon's motion by asking humans to mimic the moves the robot made.
To minimize the likelihood of investigator interpretation approximating the computer algorithm, i.
This model forms the basis for the investigational computer algorithm on which revised software for the Crit-Line hemoglobin management system was based.
A study conducted by researchers from Stanford University has revealed that one computer algorithm can correctly distinguish between gay and straight men-just by scanning photos of their faces.
They then examined the users' social circles to see if they followed like-minded friends or sought out people with different views and fed that information into a computer algorithm designed to match carpoolers based on their geo-tagged location, time preferences as well as their personalities.
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.
It is understood that Google recreates the buildings using a computer algorithm that is able to process 45-degree aerial imagery along with Google Maps data to create accurate three dimensional models.
The new system uses a specially developed computer algorithm to autonomously analyse infrared camera images to detect escaping hydrocarbon gases.
Key to the technology is a computer algorithm developed by DeLiang "Leon" Wang, professor of computer science and engineering, and his team.
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.
The students reportedly developed a computer algorithm in a programming course that mines the internet - the place where people spend extensive time stewing&nbsp;over (https://www.

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