brute-force search

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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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He had a haunting fancy he might be lying disabled or badly smashed in some way in some nook or cranny of the Island; and it was only after a most exhaustive search that he abandoned that distressing idea.
To find the binary sequences with desired properties of lengths N < 40 we can use the exhaustive search algorithm.
Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky said the county engaged in an exhaustive search and has strong candidates.
After conducting an exhaustive search throughout midtown, the agency decided that ultimately it made the most sense financially to keep its roots right here in the Flatiron district.
Cameron Bogue of Las Vegas has been named the Smirnoff Cocktail Consultant, following an exhaustive search by a panel of experts.
Jones took the helm of Norfolk's public schools in July after an exhaustive search to replace former superintendent John O.
However, when data are aggregated to an N x N grid, an exhaustive search would require searching over all O(N4) gridded rectangular regions (both for the original grid and for each Monte Carlo replication).
As a result, Pervasive spent several months on an exhaustive search to replace the existing CCM tool, evaluating several companies prior to choosing Telelogic.
If you did an exhaustive search, you might find other species as well," says Thomas G.
An exhaustive search would require generating all possible schedules, and then picking the best.
fixed income securities lending agent after an exhaustive search process and we are confident the program they laid out will allow us to maximize our investment returns on this asset class," said John Cardillo, manager of public information for NYSTRS.
Understanding Galleon's need for critical adjacencies, we performed an exhaustive search for viable alternatives, weighing all factors including the residual value of each option's existing build-out, ceiling heights for trading areas, back-up electrical platform, and sufficient supplemental cooling systems," said Hrobsky.