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Chapter 11. Hyperheuristics

11.1. Overview

A hyperheuristic automates the decision which heuristic(s) to use on a specific data set.

A future version of Planner will have native support for hyperheuristics. Meanwhile, it's pretty easy to implement it yourself: Based on the size or difficulty of a data set (which is a criterion), use a different Solver configuration (or adjust the default configuration using the Solver configuration API). The benchmark report can help to identify such criteria.