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Conjecture

 

the restoration of a part of a text that is unreadable or completely absent in the original manuscript, which a researcher introduces into a text in the course of a scholarly description. The reconstruction of a text is based on historical, linguistic, and paleographic data. The use of certain textual elements is assumed to be systematic throughout a manuscript, for example, uniform makeup and consistency in orthography and in the use of words, syntactic forms, and expressions. Reconstruction is also possible on the basis of more general historical and philological data, as, for instance, the restoration of standard ritual or juridical formulas.

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God is a conjecture: but I should like your conjecturing restricted to the conceivable.
Whether she had missed the old man in the night, and knowing or conjecturing whither he had bent his steps, had gone in pursuit, or whether they had left the house together, they had no means of determining.
Inductive inference is expected to appear during the process of conjecturing.
As the author expected, students could comprehend statistics rules from conjecturing activities and inductive speculation.
In this article we focus on conjectures and conjecturing in computer-based environments.
Individual contributions covered such topics as future design of general purpose graph software, optimization algorithms through automated learning, numbers of faces and boundary encoding of patches, results of the expert system "Graph," several treatments of "Graffiti," including learning graph theory with it, applications to studies of fullerene, conjecture-making, searching variable neighborhoods for extremal graphs, mathematics for the nanocell approach to molecular electronics, automated conjecture-making, constrained generation of molecular graphs, a dynamic programming approach for timing and designing clique algorithms, and interactive conjecturing with VEGA.
of exploring, conjecturing, verifying, and generalising to help
The middle chapters work through some of the key skills required of students, such as "naming numbers" using algebraic symbols, together with conjecturing, exploring, discovering and proving results.