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brute-force search

A popular term for an inelegant and inefficient search for data, with no useful abstraction or curating.
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Amir Abdollahian said that Saudi Arabia's brute-force approach has triggered a surge in extremist activities in Yemen, adding, "We must raise global awareness of the Yemeni issue; if we don't resolve it in time, the rise in terrorism and the stream of refugees coming to Europe will intensify.
A robust risk management platform helps reduce reliance on a brute-force approach.
Ellis believes that revenue declines in pressure pumping, particularly a push to moving beyond "simple brute-force approach of throwing large amounts of equipment at today's tight shale wells," could plague the company until 2013.
Rather than the brute-force approach that is currently employed in which more data is indiscriminately fed into existing systems, we decided to re-evaluate what the best and most efficient information for personalization is, and in doing so we have created a revolutionary new way to understand people online without having to violate their privacy," stated TipTap scientist Kyle Thomas.
When I was a graduate student, my professors would react with scorn to an experiment that took what they called a brute-force approach.
We are pleased that Tecore's success in developing and implementing managed access has been acknowledged by NTIA, and the discussion has broadened beyond the brute-force approach of jamming and the incomplete approach of cell detection," said Casey Joseph, Chief Technology Officer, Tecore Networks.
The brute-force approach of document review is unsustainable," says Croce.
Nonetheless, by employing ingenious reasoning that circumvents the brute-force approach, mathematicians managed to determine seven Ramsey numbers by the end of the 1980s without resorting to computers.