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algorithm

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈælɡərɪðəm/ IT
a set of mathematical instructions that must be followed in a fixed order, and that, especially if given to a computer, will help to calculate an answer to a mathematical problem: a computer/mathematical/search algorithm The exchanges created computer algorithm systems to recreate the trading activity.
Translations of “algorithm”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指電腦使用的)演算法,計算程式…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指计算机使用的)算法,计算程序…
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