Re: Algorithms

From: DYE Matt (
Date: Wed May 01 1996 - 16:11:20 BST

> Could you please explain what an algorithm is?

An algorithm can be defined as:

"A finite number of instructions which, if properly followed, will yield
a desired goal"

- paraphrased from P.N. Johnson-Laird (1988) The Computer and
the Mind: An Introduction to Cognitive Science Fontana Press - shelved
at BF 311 JOH in the Hartley Library

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