It’s spelled “algorithm”.
a set of rules for solving a problem in a finite number of steps, as for finding the greatest common divisor. Contemporary Examples The algorithm is forever ratcheting up spending and ratcheting down revenues. Why Jerry Brown’s Bid to Fix California’s Budget Isn’t Working Joe Mathews May 14, 2012 “At the most basic level, the […]
- Algorithm description
algorithm description language (ALDES) [“The Algorithm Description Language ALDES”, R.G.K. Loos, SIGSAM Bull 14(1):15-39 (Jan 1976)]. (1995-04-19)
a set of rules for solving a problem in a finite number of steps, as for finding the greatest common divisor. noun a logical arithmetical or computational procedure that if correctly applied ensures the solution of a problem Compare heuristic (logic, maths) a recursive procedure whereby an infinite sequence of terms can be generated adj. […]
- Algorithmic assembly language
algorithmic assembly language language (ALIAS) A machine oriented variant of BLISS. ALIAS was implemented in BCPL for the PDP-9. [“ALIAS”, H.E. Barreveld, Int Rep, Math Dept, Delft U Tech, Netherlands, 1973]. (1997-03-13)