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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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But traditionalists warn that this trend will ultimately lead to media planning by computer algorithm, undermining the human role of the media planner.
Now, researchers at DTU Systems Biology have combined genetics with computer science and created a new diagnostic technology based on advanced self-learning computer algorithms which -- on the basis of a biopsy from a metastasis -- can with 85 per cent certainty identify the source of the disease and thus target treatment and, ultimately, improve the prognosis for the patient.
Not only are troves created by computer algorithms, they're also curated by users.
For example, using computer algorithms to analyze hundreds of blogs written in English by people in the Arab world, Mitra concludes that the deadly protests in September 2012 following the release of an antiMuslim video on YouTube could have been predicted.
As a former employee on the Large Hadron Collider, the physicist now uses a highly secret system of computer algorithms to trade on the world's financial markets.
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After almost a decade of using only computer algorithms to choose what goes on its Google News pages, the Mountain View, Calif.
Part 3 describes computer algorithms for the analysis of network data, and part 4 describes mathematical models of network structure for predicting the growth and behavior of networked systems.
The data is transmitted via the Internet to Orthocare, where a functional assessment is made using proprietary computer algorithms and databases.
According to GE, the CTX 9000 DSi system detects potential threats immediately, applying computer algorithms to the data collected during the scanning process and rendering an automatic decision as the bag leaves the machine.
iCAD systems work by using sophisticated artificial intelligence, computer algorithms and pattern recognition to analyze images and identify patterns of areas within a mammograph that may be suspicious.
This paper gives a brief introduction to CAT including differences between traditional testing and CAT, the principles of CAT, psychometric theory and computer algorithms of CAT, the advantages and cautions of CAT.

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