“At the most basic level, the algorithm helps people make tough decisions—or any decisions really,” he says.
It's leveraging its user base to make it more the algorithm more intelligent.
That was working until this spring tax season, when the algorithm struck back with all its unpredictability.
The answer, not surprisingly, is hidden in an algorithm that Google never quite explains.
The algorithm is forever ratcheting up spending and ratcheting down revenues.
“Today we will learn the algorithm for receiving presents,” the instructor tells her students.
Asked what happens if the algorithm suggests one thing, but his gut suggests something else, Jackson says he pauses and thinks.
As long as that double-standard persists, no algorithm can fix its injustice.
The biggest challenge for the Amiigo before its 2015 launch is perfecting the training portion of the algorithm.
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.