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Synonyms for heuristic

a commonsense rule (or set of rules) intended to increase the probability of solving some problem

of or relating to or using a general formulation that serves to guide investigation


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(g) BOUNDING 2: For each element of N compare the lower bound for the reaching time with the limitations (we get the lower bound during the calculation of the heuristics).
However, supposing that there are no time-windows the heuristics can be calculated in linear time (we will call it linear heuristic).
LearningBuilder is particularly suited to programs that have quirky rules and tight timeframes, but it all comes together when the customer provides clear requirements and timely decisions, commented Ali Neal, Heuristics Principal.
In this section, three QoS batch mode heuristics will be explained.
To effectively and proactively do this, the first heuristic instructs that we as the scientific body developing such knowledge need to generate simple and clear messages, repeated often, by a variety of trusted voices.
[34] considered nonlinear heuristic modifier of graph coloring heuristics to construct solutions for examination timetabling problem.
Among the results achieved are the identification of new heuristics, nine new requirements or design lenses, and the proposal of a Grounded Theory that contributes to the design of mobile serious games for older adults.
The state-of-the-art algorithms are mainly classified into two: exponential time exhaustive search algorithms and polynomial time heuristic algorithms.
(i) A deep analysis of the orderings produced by seven commonly used variable ordering heuristics for CSPs and their impact on the cost of the search
and The ABC Research Group (Eds), Simple Heuristics That Make Us Smart, Oxford University Press, New York, NY, Oxford, pp.
The various AI algorithms perform differently from the type of problem being solved, however, despite producing good results, none of them guarantee optimality due to their reliance on heuristics.
"These results indicate a need to leverage the positive heuristics triggered by location, VPN logo and terms and conditions statement for ethical design practices," he concluded.