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.
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The old full-search, brute-force technique regards all parts of an image as unrelated and calculates each part independently.
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.