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Heuristic

A heuristic is any problem-solving approach that employs a practical method that is not guaranteed to be optimal, perfect, or rational but is sufficient for reaching an immediate, short-term goal or approximation.
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Zettelkasten, August 01, 2021
## Notes - A heuristic is any [#problem-solving](/tags/problem-solving) approach that employs a practical method that is not guaranteed to be optimal, perfect, or rational but is sufficient for reaching an immediate, short-term goal or approximation. - You can use heuristic methods to find a satisfactory solution where finding an optimal solution is impossible or impractical. - Examples that employ heuristics: - Trial and error. - Rule of thumb. - Educated guess. ## References - [Wikipedia. Heuristic](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heuristic)
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