"Heuristics" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
MeSH information
Experience-based techniques for problem-solving, learning, and discovery that find a solution which is not guaranteed to be optimal, but sufficient for a given set of goals.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Heuristics" by people in this website by year, and whether "Heuristics" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 80 publications over 8 distinct years, with a maximum of 18 publications in 2017
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