SELF-TERMINATING SEARCH

A search that will end as soon as the target is found. Compare it with the exhaustive search.

SELF-TERMINATING SEARCH: "A self-terminating search will end as soon as a thing searched for has been found."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SELF-TERMINATING SEARCH," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/self-terminating-search/ (accessed May 18, 2021).
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