trial and error

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experimenting until a solution is found

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While there are several things that can make trial-and-error methods undesirable, we should keep two common sense axioms in mind.
In this way it is possible to overcome the time and cost limitations of the trial-and-error methods currently used in drug development and to establish the optimal therapy protocol in a significantly quicker way.
Yet a small but growing band of processors are discarding trial-and-error methods in favor of simulation as a shortcut to optimizing quality.
With reduced expenses and greatly reduced risks of side effects from the trial-and-error methods currently practiced, doctors will benefit from the use of this product.
Gangjee estimates that the company saved tens of thousands of dollars and several months compared with what would have been required to perform the same work through conventional trial-and-error methods.