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# What is Algorithms

An algorithm is a well-defined procedure that allows a computer to solve a problem. A particular problem can typically be solved by more than one algorithm. Optimization is the process of finding the most efficient algorithm for a given task.
Published in Chapter:
Deep Learning and Sustainable Telemedicine
Edward T. Chen (University of Massachusetts – Lowell, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-0047-7.ch008
Abstract
The need for healthcare is increasing on a global scale. The lack of medical professionals available to fill this need has increased interest in deep learning and sustainable telemedicine technologies. Telemedicine has been shown to be financially beneficial to both patients and healthcare facilities, provided that government regulations and insurance companies recognize them as a reimbursable expense. Advancements in cloud computing, deep learning, and telemedicine are creating a global standard for healthcare, and at the same time increasing the need for these services.
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Algorithms are a repeated set of actions that can be applied in multiple situations.
Algorithms are step-by-step procedures or sets of rules designed to perform a specific task or solve a particular problem. In computer science and mathematics, algorithms are used for data processing, calculation, and problem-solving (OpenAI, 2023 AU35: The in-text citation &quot;OpenAI, 2023&quot; is not in the reference list. Please correct the citation, add the reference to the list, or delete the citation. ).
Mathematical recipes telling how to carry out a process. They are actually mathematical equations used to create repetition. An algorithm is a procedure for solving a complicated problem by carrying out a fixed sequence of simpler, unambiguous steps. A recursive process means that an algorithm is applied multiple times to perform operations on its previous products. Such procedures are used in computer programs and in programmed learning.
Set of rules followed by a computer for problem-solving operations.
A finite sequence instructions that are well-defined, implementable for computer instructions aimed at solving specific problems or to perform a computation.
A process or set of rules to be followed in calculations or other problem-solving operations, especially by a computer.
Sequence of instructions to perform operations on computer data.
A sequence of computational steps that transform the input into the output.
Sequence of instructions that represent a solution model for a given problem.
A set of instructions that are followed to solve the problem.
A set of rules, followed by a computer to effectively work through a process to either solve an issue or to fulfil the aim it was programmed for.
Instructions to perform a specific task.