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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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(f) For each element of N' calculate the heuristical duration (with the linear heuristics).
Luckily, a colleague suggested NBCSN consider Heuristics and the LearningBuilder platform.
This paper presents two batch mode heuristics, High Mean Absolute Deviation First (HMADF) heuristic and QoS Guided Sufferage-HMADF heuristic.
To help people convert their wise decisions into effective actions, the second heuristic directs that we do everything possible to make those actions easy, fun, and popular.
Indeed, there have been some studies in developing specific usability heuristics to fit application contexts.
Meanwhile, in solving the ETP at Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP), Kahar and Kendall [23] presented a solution by using constructive heuristics, which was compared with a manual solution.
Martello [9] proposed a backtrack search algorithm that uses low degree first heuristic for selecting the next vertex.
(iii) Experimental evidence suggesting that the variable ordering heuristics analyzed in this work can be improved by focusing on their early decisions
(2006), "Naive heuristics for paired comparisons: some results on their relative accuracy", Journal of Mathematical Psychology, Vol.
The research in AI have highlighted the central role of heuristics in both artificial as well as natural intelligence.