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The digital marketing glossary > A > What is Algorithm definition?

What is Algorithm definition ?

An algorithm, in computer sciences, is a set of rules used for a step by step calculation or optimization. An algorithm is characterized by entry data, instructions and a result.

Algorithm objectives are to achieve the good or best result, but also to save computing ressources and to reduce treatment delays.

In digital marketing context, the best known is Google Algorithm.

Algorithms are increasingly used in digital marketing due to:
- big data
- automation marketing applications
- need of speed and even real time
- complexity

They are used for ad optimization, emerchandising, sponsored links, etc.

 
Published on Sunday 14 October 2012, mis a jour le Saturday 27 October 2012 (Authors)