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decision table

[di′sizh·ən ‚tā·bəl]
(computer science)
A table of contingencies to be considered in the definition of a problem, together with the actions to be taken; sometimes used in place of a flow chart for program documentation.

decision table

A list of decisions and their criteria. Designed as a matrix, it lists criteria (inputs) and the results (outputs) of all possible combinations of the criteria. It can be placed into a program to direct its processing. By changing the decision table, the program is changed accordingly.
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The fourth research approach, which is the main focus of the thesis, changes the view of the decision tables from deterministic to stochastic.
Four steps of stage 1 of the SyMAD-3 method were completed and 3 decision stages was identified; a set of attributes was formed and decision tables were completed --3; finally, calculations were made to determine the significance of attributes.
From the point of view of the flexible approach a decision table for the discussed repair works is presented taking into account the cavities after removal of faulty concrete established at a given stage on one hand, and the weather conditions during that stage on the other (Table 4).
From this lookup decision table results the quant for command and then command on step k:
In addition to the decision table features, new support for Ruleflows gives developers a more precise way to orchestrate business rule tasks graphically, allowing them to manipulate decision tables and Ruleflows directly from within their preferred integrated development environment, Visual Studio.
The decision tables, again, should be established by "experts" familiar with the company, markets, products, and processes early during strategy formulation.
All the other suitability rules are included in Decision Table A of Table 2.
Full support of business rule authoring within JRules including the use of decision tables and rule flows.
Usually look-up decision tables are used in order to decrease the time computation, especially in the fuzzy inference reasoning and output defuzzification.
55, Consideration of the Internal Control Structure in a Financial Statement Audit, which requires independent auditors to understand a client's internal control systems before planning a financial statement audit, recommends that auditors use such tools as floweharts, questionnaires and decision tables when documenting large, complex systems.
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0 now provides a standard to dissect decisions, relate it to input facts and describe detailed decision logic, for instance in the form of decision tables.

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