Adaptive targeting schemes use "a control system that allows the ventilator to automatically set some (or all) of the targets between breaths to achieve other preset targets" (Chatburn, 2012). Adaptive Pressure Control is most likely the most recognized and most used modality that uses a adaptive targeting scheme.
Please review the above video for a more detailed description.
Adaptive Pressure Control Playlist
Chatburn, R. (2012). Standardized Vocabulary for Mechanical Ventilation. Mandu Press.
*Note- this reference is available under the link free mechanical ventilation handouts.