Definition of 'algorithm'
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Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Computer algorithms could sift through masses of information to continually assess students and tailor lessons to their needs.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The sensor is connected via a computer algorithm to an insulin pump which administers doses of the hormone automatically when required.Times, Sunday Times (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2011)
A computer algorithm is then used to reconstruct the shape and position of hidden objects around the corner.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
You You're just an algorithm inside my computer.Times, Sunday Times (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Simultaneously the ship's computers lock onto up to eight targets at a time, running complex algorithms to decide the optimum moment of reply.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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