Algorithm

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A prescribed set of well defined rules or processes for the solution of a problem in a finite number of successive steps.

For example, a full statement of an arithmetic procedure for evaluating sine(x) to a stated precision.




Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)

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