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## abacus

## Alan Turing

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### Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (2 ed.)

any systematic mathematical procedure that allows a problem to be solved in a finite number of steps. Compare heuristic,

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### World Encyclopedia

Step-by-step set of instructions needed to obtain some result from given starting data. The term is also used in computer

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*Alexander D. Oliver*

### The Oxford Companion to Philosophy (2 ed.)

An algorithm is a mechanical procedure for determining the value of a function for any argument from a specified domain...

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*Richard L. Gregroy*

### The Oxford Companion to the Mind (2 ed.)

## algorithm Reference library

### Encyclopedia of Semiotics

In a general sense, an algorithm is an instruction (or a sequence of instructions) according to which a process has