> From: "Willoughby Sarah" <SEW295@psy.soton.ac.uk>
> Date: Wed, 1 May 1996 14:53:47 GMT
> Could you please explain what an algorithm is?
A good example of an algorithm is a cooking recipe for making a cake.
For example, a cake recipe contains all the instructions necessary to
produce a wonderful cake (e.g. put the sugar and butter into a bowl,
beat in the eggs, fold in the flour etc etc etc), if followed
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