Algorithm Designing

An algorithm is a step by step method or detailed series of instructions for carrying out an operation or solving a problem. It is commonly used for data processing, calculation and other related computer and mathematical operations.

An algorithm is also used to manipulate data in various ways, such as inserting a new data item, searching for a particular item or sorting an item.

Technically, computers use algorithms to list the detailed instructions for carrying out an operation. For example, to compute an employee’s paycheck, the computer uses an algorithm. To accomplish this task, appropriate data must be entered into the system. In terms of efficiency, various algorithms are able to accomplish operations or problem solving easily and quickly.

Types of Algorithms:

  • Simple Recursive Algorithms

  • Backtracking Algorithms

  • Divide and Conquer Algorithms

  • Dynamic Programming Algorithms

  • Greedy Algorithms

  • Branch and Bound Algorithms

  • Brute Force Algorithms

  • Randomized Algorithms