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conjecture

A conclusion that is not proved but rather is assumed from incomplete evidence; a guess or speculation.
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The story, titled 'Uncovering Pakistan's Secret Human Rights Abuses' and published on June 2, carries conjecturing implicating Pakistan Army without any proof, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement.
Inductive inference is expected to appear during the process of conjecturing. An induction is an inference of a generalised conclusion from particular instances.
In this article we focus on conjectures and conjecturing in computer-based environments.
Individual contributions covered such topics as future design of general purpose graph software, optimization algorithms through automated learning, numbers of faces and boundary encoding of patches, results of the expert system "Graph," several treatments of "Graffiti," including learning graph theory with it, applications to studies of fullerene, conjecture-making, searching variable neighborhoods for extremal graphs, mathematics for the nanocell approach to molecular electronics, automated conjecture-making, constrained generation of molecular graphs, a dynamic programming approach for timing and designing clique algorithms, and interactive conjecturing with VEGA.
of exploring, conjecturing, verifying, and generalising to help