Meaning of HEURISTIC in English

HEURISTIC

transcription, транскрипция: [ hjʊərɪstɪk ]

1.

A heuristic method of learning involves discovery and problem-solving, using reasoning and past experience. ( TECHNICAL )

ADJ

2.

A heuristic computer program uses rules based on previous experience in order to solve a problem, rather than using a mathematical procedure. ( COMPUTING )

ADJ

see also algorithm

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