semialgorithm

semialgorithm

[‚sem·ē′al·gə‚rith·əm]
(computer science)
A procedure for solving a problem that will continue endlessly if the problem has no solution.
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1993], there exist semialgorithms that work very well in practice, such as Henglein's semialgorithm [Henglein 1993].