“Today we will learn the algorithm for receiving presents,” the instructor tells her students.
As long as that double-standard persists, no algorithm can fix its injustice.
It's leveraging its user base to make it more the algorithm more intelligent.
The biggest challenge for the Amiigo before its 2015 launch is perfecting the training portion of the algorithm.
“At the most basic level, the algorithm helps people make tough decisions—or any decisions really,” he says.
Asked what happens if the algorithm suggests one thing, but his gut suggests something else, Jackson says he pauses and thinks.
ChoiceMap, an iPhone app, uses an algorithm to help you make the right call.
The algorithm is forever ratcheting up spending and ratcheting down revenues.
The spending and revenues produced by this algorithm are very hard to predict.
Then the CAD people added an algorithm that would take the sensor data and generate random variations on the same basis.
1690s, from French algorithme, refashioned (under mistaken connection with Greek arithmos "number") from Old French algorisme "the Arabic numeral system" (13c.), from Medieval Latin algorismus, a mangled transliteration of Arabic al-Khwarizmi "native of Khwarazm," surname of the mathematician whose works introduced sophisticated mathematics to the West (see algebra). The earlier form in Middle English was algorism (early 13c.), from Old French.
algorithm al·go·rithm (āl'gə-rĭð'əm)
n.
A step-by-step protocol, as for management of health care problems.
A set of instructions for solving a problem, especially on a computer. An algorithm for finding your total grocery bill, for example, would direct you to add up the costs of individual items to find the total.