ad hocery

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Etymology[edit]

From ad hoc +‎ -ery.

Noun[edit]

ad hocery (plural ad hoceries)

  1. Use of ad hoc or improvised reasoning.
  2. (computing) Arbitrary decision rules sometimes included in artificially intelligent software to simulate the unexpectedness in human reasoning.

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