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heuristic

 [hu-ris´tik]
1. encouraging or promoting investigation; conducive to discovery.
2. denoting a strategy for learning in which the student uses a tool or device for finding a way to achieve a goal or solve a problem.

heuristic

/heu·ris·tic/ (hu-ris´tik) encouraging or promoting investigation; conducive to discovery.

heuristic

[hyoo͡ris′tik]
Etymology: Gk, heuriskein, to discover
1 serving to stimulate interest for further investigation.
2 pertaining to a teaching method in which the student is encouraged to learn through independent research and investigation.

heuristic,

n self-education built from actual events rather than theory. Also called
empirical.

heuristic

encouraging or promoting investigation; conducive to discovery.
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Unlike all of these studies that introduce a variant of construction heuristic (mostly insertion heuristic), our work focuses on the analysis of spatial and temporal factors of DARP.
An insertion heuristic starts with a tour of a small subset of nodes.
This investigation extends the previous study by including three more variable ordering heuristics into the analysis, formalizing the instance space characterization to help us identify regions of difficult and easy instances, and describing a simple but useful way to use the information from the analysis to predict a suitable heuristic to improve the search.
The established heuristic evaluation method employed in this study is Nielsen's ten heuristics for user experience design (Molich & Nielsen, 1990, p.
A hierarchical clustering-based heuristic for the Euclidean BDMST problem is given by Gruber and Raidi [14], which obtains low cost BDSTs when the diameter constraint is very small.
However, newer methods of heuristic scanning such as generic detection produce false positives less frequently.
Individuals are inclined to examine the ecological rationality of a heuristic from test to test in advancing of finally employing it regularly, and choosing various heuristics in diverse habitats, innately assessing their ecological rationality.
We expected that the heuristic bias of reasoning in the personal domain would be caused by monitoring failure at junior school age, and by inhibition failure at middle school age.
An eminent educationist has pointed out that the object of the heuristic method is "to make pupils more exact, more truthful, observant and thoughtful to lay this solid foundation for future self-education and to encourage this growth of spirit of enquiry and research.
Evidence of heuristic use: Both the sketches and the descriptions were assessed for heuristics provided in the set that were evident in the participants' concepts.
More generally, the study of ecological rationality has identified general conditions under which fast and frugal heuristics, such as the hiatus heuristic, perform well or less well (Katsikopoulos, 2011).