greedy method

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An algorithm that, with a certain goal in mind, will attempt at every stage to do whatever it can, whenever it can, to get nearer to that goal immediately. In other words the method surrenders a possible longer-term advantage in favor of an immediate move toward the objective.

Subjects: Computing.

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