# heuristic

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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.
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The running time of the proposed algorithm is compared with that of HCP Solver [23], Concorde TSP Solver [24], and the latest Snake and Ladder Heuristic [21].
Inostroza, Rusu, Roncagliolo, Jiminez, and Rusu [47] stated that heuristic evaluation is easy to apply but it is important to have a domain specific heuristic to ensure all usability issues are covered.
In many practical situations, obtaining a good quality timetable by using the exact method is very challenging, thus leading researchers to opt heuristic approaches.
Regarding the experts, Cuperschmid and Hildebrand [40] state that an heuristic evaluation (HE) is conducted by experts based on their experience and skills.
Since achieving optimality is not an option given the inadequacy of hardware, research on heuristics has become a central tenet of AI.
"For people who did not believe in the machine heuristic, it didn't make a difference whether the travel agent was a machine or a human," added Sundar.
As we mentioned in step 2/f of the algorithm we need a good heuristic to bound the remaining cost from every node.
Heuristics and NBCSN implemented LearningBuilder in just four weeks, far quicker than the standard twelve-week implementation period for programs of this size.
2.1 Non-QoS batch mode heuristic scheduling algorithms
These insights can be succinctly expressed in two heuristics, or organizing principles.
Instead, individuals appear to follow a balance-matching heuristic, matching the ratio of their card payments to the ratio of their card balances.
It is the result of the combination of DOM and DEG into a single heuristic. DOM/DEG tries first the variable with the smallest quotient of the domain size over the degree of the variables [31].

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