Origin of heuristic
Examples from the Web for heuristics
Contemporary Examples of heuristics
Furthermore, to handle the massive influx of information we process on a moment-by-moment basis, the brain relies on heuristics.The World Is Getting Better, Argues New Book, ‘Abundance’
February 21, 2012
Historical Examples of heuristics
Mediation, along with heuristics, is definitory of the human species.
After all, the logic of actions, influenced by heuristics as well, and the logic inherent to literacy are not identical.
Logic, rhetoric, heuristics, and dialectics interact inside this framework.
- maths science philosophyusing or obtained by exploration of possibilities rather than by following set rules
- computingdenoting a rule of thumb for solving a problem without the exhaustive application of an algorithma heuristic solution
Word Origin for heuristic
"serving to discover or find out," 1821, irregular formation from Greek heuretikos "inventive," related to heuriskein "to find" (from PIE *were- "to find;" cf. Old Irish fuar "I have found") + -istic. As a noun, from 1860.