## Rule

Of mathematics and process. May also be referred to as **formula**.

(mathematics) a standard procedure for solving a class of mathematical problems; "he determined the upper bound with Descartes' rule of signs"; "he gave us a general formula for attacking polynomials".

This concept's ID is **@1~31760**

### Contains

- algorithm
A precise rule (or set of rules) specifying how to solve some problem.

- heuristic
A commonsense rule (or set of rules) intended to increase the probability of solving some...

- metarule
A rule that describes how other rules should be used (as in AI).

- recursion
(mathematics) an expression such that each term is generated by repeating a particular...