# algorithmes de positionnement

## English translation: positioning algorithm

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 French term or phrase: algorithme de positionnement English translation: positioning algorithm Entered by:

 14:10 Oct 24, 2013
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Internet, e-Commerce / online consulting compani
 French term or phrase: algorithmes de positionnement • Les algorithmes de positionnement aiment la vidéo.
 Cyril Bel-AngeFrance Local time: 22:47
 positioning algorithms Explanation:.--------------------------------------------------Note added at 1 hr (2013-10-24 15:21:26 GMT)--------------------------------------------------I've since found the context, and my examples are wrong, though my answer still stands. The text is about the algorithms used by Google and other search engines to position results: '50 fois +, c'est la chance qu'à une page contenant une vidéo d'apparaître en première page de Google. Les algorithmes de positionnement aiment la vidéo. (étude Forrester Research) You could also say "indexing algorithms" if you wanted to avoid ambiguity, though I think it's pretty obvious from the context what "positioning" means. --------------------------------------------------Note added at 1 hr (2013-10-24 15:22:13 GMT)--------------------------------------------------Here's the context: http://www.flagrandebit.com/la-video-en-chiffres.php
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philgoddard
United States
 ok thanks!4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

5 +4positioning algorithms
 philgoddard
3 +1ranking algorithms
 SafeTex

5 mins   confidence: peer agreement (net): +4
positioning algorithms

Explanation:
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Note added at 1 hr (2013-10-24 15:21:26 GMT)
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I've since found the context, and my examples are wrong, though my answer still stands. The text is about the algorithms used by Google and other search engines to position results:

'50 fois +, c'est la chance qu'à une page contenant une vidéo d'apparaître en première page de Google. Les algorithmes de positionnement aiment la vidéo. (étude Forrester Research)

You could also say "indexing algorithms" if you wanted to avoid ambiguity, though I think it's pretty obvious from the context what "positioning" means.

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Note added at 1 hr (2013-10-24 15:22:13 GMT)
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Here's the context:
http://www.flagrandebit.com/la-video-en-chiffres.php

Example sentence(s):
• At the heart of the matter are the positioning algorithms on which GPS technology relies
• Robust Positioning Algorithms for Distributed Ad-Hoc Wireless Sensor Networks

Reference: http://www.comp.nus.edu.sg/~bleong/geographic/related/savare...
 philgoddardUnited StatesNative speaker of: EnglishPRO pts in category: 16
 ok thanks!

agree
 47 mins

agree  Terry Richards: That's what I would have said. But how can positioning algorithms love video? // OK, with the additional context it makes sense.
 51 mins
-> See my additional comment above.

agree
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agree
 4 hrs

7 hrs   confidence: peer agreement (net): +1
ranking algorithms

Explanation:
Hello

If it really is for Google etc, I'd use this instead as 'positioning algorithms' seems to be more for GPS and positioning 2 or 3D coordinates for engineering, graphics etc.

Reference: http://homepage.cs.uiowa.edu/~asignori/phd/report/a-survey-o...
 SafeTexFranceLocal time: 22:47Works in fieldNative speaker of: English

agree  Daryo: simply
 9 hrs

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