decision element


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decision element

[di′sizh·ən ‚el·ə·mənt]
(electronics)
A circuit that performs a logical operation such as “and,” “or,” “not,” or “except” on one or more binary digits of input information representing “yes” or “no” and that expresses the result in its output. Also known as decision gate.
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However, the authors concentrate on specific decision elements rather than on an in-depth analysis.
In addition, scalability and flexibility were key decision elements because of the company's plan to double its number of servers to 250.
Two kinds of logical circuits are used in the design and construction of digital computers: decision elements and memory elements.
The combination of decision elements dynamically employed by the system in real time can clearly optimize the effective and efficient task allocation process based on a true match of skill, task, location and available field resources.
By simulating the key decision elements, the SBC/ government team was able to design an efficient, extensible WAN architecture to align with anticipated bandwidth needs.

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