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See also: adhocery
- Use of ad hoc or improvised reasoning.
- 2011, Alan Cairns, Citizens Plus: Aboriginal Peoples and the Canadian State, page 80:
- We can, of course, simply drift into the future, in which case where we end up will be the result of inertia buffeted by ad hocery and circumstance.
- (computing) Arbitrary decision rules sometimes included in artificially intelligent software to simulate the unexpectedness in human reasoning.