brute-force technique

brute-force technique

[¦brüt ‚fȯrs tek′nēk]
(computer science)
Any method that relies chiefly on the advanced processing capabilities of a large computer to accomplish a task.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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While this system provides reasonably pure populations of aged cells, researchers variously describe it as "very time consuming," "a brute-force technique" and "a pain in the butt."
Ads that do use such brute-force techniques often get called out - remember the backlash over Protein World's "Beach Body Ready" posters that featured a stick-thin model in a bright yellow bikini?
Later analysts played down the significance, though, pointing to Kasparov's "uncharacteristically bad play." Following work looked elsewhere for a model of human intelligence, noting that it can be defeated using brute-force techniques (Deep Blue's approach); Go is now seen as the standard for matching human and machine intelligence.