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Thus, this is an ad hoc solution - good in practice but theoretically weak.

You know, the whole philosophy of ad hoc combinations has its strengths and its weaknesses.
(Evan Parker)

In the interim, his music became an ad hoc soundtrack to the...
(August Brown in Los Angeles Times - Pop & Hiss, )

They have come together as a sort of ad hoc Pontiff Productions in Philadelphia.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

There, he was held in an ad hoc 'prison', along with hundreds of other condemned men.
(The Independent - World News, )

Nine different ministries are involved in the ad hoc committee taking charge of help efforts.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

LA tech designers Ad Hoc Labs worked with screenwriters to make an app that can deal with pestering texters.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

In reality, cybersecurity research can happen in an ad hoc fashion, often in crisis mode in the wake of an attack.
(Science Daily - News, )

Ad hoc networking radios for voice and data communications are to be supplied by Exelis to an unidentified NATO country.
(UPI - Business News, )

The Chinese government has issued rules that aim to regulate the ad hoc public dancing that has become popular in recent years.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Los Angeles firm Ad Hoc says its Burner app, described as 'a privacy layer for your phone' lets people use temporary phone numbers - for a price.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

The company warned there was a 'continued absence of material ad hoc projects', leading to trading since the start of June being weaker than expected.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

While our new technologies will one day render our current programming languages about as useful as Latin earning how to code is much more than ad hoc.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Yet, while companies carry most of the onus of deciding which cases to support and which to deny, they typically make their decisions on an ad hoc basis.
(Nature Reviews Drug Discovery, )

A number of police forces around the country have effectively given up on prosecuting shoplifters and switched to an ad hoc system of so-called restorative justice.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The Harbor Commission voted in November to have an ad hoc committee review the trial run of a temporary anchorage provided in 2015 and return with a recommendation...
(Los Angeles Times - Motor Racing, )

There has been criticism of both the familiarity and the ad hoc nature of the novelty, but Apple is trying to thwart its rivals as much or more than please its customers.
(Forbes - Technology, )

The corporation ordered in more than 13,000 bottles of wine and 11,000 bottles of beer and cider to fuel a series of celebratory drinks parties and 'ad hoc team parties'.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Reaching orgasm remains elusive for nearly 30 per cent of women, but a new ad hoc treatment currently under trial at Monash University in Australia, may solve the problem.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

The Service Prosecuting Authority hired PR firm The Outside Organisation, which represents David Beckham, for £100,000 in 2015 and still uses the agency on an ad hoc basis.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The study of de novo protein-coding genes is maturing from the ad hoc reporting of individual cases to the systematic analysis of extensive genomic data from several species.
(Nature Reviews Genetics, )

FIFA presidential candidate Prince Ali of Jordan has written to the Ad Hoc Electoral Committee asking them to examine a deal between the African and Asian Football Confederations.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Mechanistic modelling of dynamical phenomena with many degrees of freedom runs the risk of overfitting and making faulty predictions, whereas ad hoc models may miss defining features.
(Nature Communications, )

Rethinking the traditional, ad hoc approach to acoustic telemetry, scientists have proposed a new state-space model for analyzing fish movement data collected by marine observation networks.
(Science Daily - News, )

A battle on Friday showed the devastating potential for violence between ad hoc militias, which could continue even if Ukraine’s army ceases its military campaign against the rebel groups.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Financial firms are creating a murky, ad hoc market where the red-hot stocks of closely held technology companies trade largely out of sight of regulators, other investors and the companies themselves.
(The Wall Street Journal - Markets News, )

One of the ad hoc panelists named by the Liberal government to a board that will select new senators tries to recover the past lives of people she treats using a largely debunked psychological technique.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

Jacaranda, the Santa Monica new music series, began its current season in September with a significant contribution to the local ad hoc celebrations of the 100th anniversary of John Cage's birth that month.
(Mark Swed, Los Angeles Times Music Critic in Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

Nestora Salgado, a Mexican American woman who returned home to the violent state of Guerrero to run an ad hoc community police force and whose clashes with local authorities landed her in prison, may soon be freed.
(Tracy Wilkinson in Los Angeles Times - World News, )

The EU is seeking a sort of automatic mechanism for redistributing migrants and refugees across Europe, after the current ad hoc relocation plan has thus far failed, as most governments show little support for the idea.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

The Continental Drifters emerged from the fertile L.A. pop scene of the 1980s and '90s, an ad hoc band of musicians mostly moonlighting from their "day bands," to collaborate in a free-form environment at Raji's nightclub in Hollywood.
(Los Angeles Times - Pop & Hiss, )

For the 50th anniversary of the world premiere of the Beatles second film, "Help!," the South Pasadena Library will host a free screening on July 30 following a performance of Beatles songs by an ad hoc group of Fab Four-inspired musicians.
(Los Angeles Times - Pop & Hiss, )

We convened an ad hoc International Working Group for Antibody Validation in order to formulate the best approaches for validating antibodies used in common research applications and to provide guidelines that ensure antibody reproducibility.
(Nature Methods, )

Steve Hayes told viewers Wednesday on “Special Report with Bret Baier” that President Obama’s policy on Syria has been “ad hoc decision making at every turn” and that nobody – not even the President’s top advisers – knew what he wants to do.
(Fox News - Politics, )

An ad hoc coalition of unlikely insurgents -- scientists, journal editors and publishers, scholarly societies, and research funders across many scientific disciplines -- today posted an international declaration calling on the world scientific community to eliminate the role of the journal impact factor in evaluating research for funding, hiring, promotion, or institutional effectiveness.
(Science Daily - News, )

In its new report, Moody’s says a driving trigger for the health insurance outlook change was what the agency calls an “unstable and evolving regulatory environment” characterized by “ad hoc changes” that disrupted planning about the Affordable Care Act “well after product and pricing decisions had been finalized.” This uncertain operating environment factored into Moody’s lowering its expected earnings by the health insurance industry this year to a net margin of 2 percent from 3 percent.
(Forbes - Business, )

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