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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.
The decision table is a systematic approach to judge the need for change.
After the center of gravity calculation has been performed and the inference has been completed, the process flow then becomes linear as a discharge parameter modification will take place via a command from a decision table.
This decision table evaluates the managerial factors for each candidate in terms of its attention to customer needs, its attention to an employee's creative potential, its policy on rewarding innovation, and its administrative staff and organizational structure.
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).
This approach, however, using the decision table is helpful.
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.
As a woman who has worked in public service, I am very cognizant about the need to have women represented equally at the decision table.
Fuguitt, a long-time champion of employing consumer insights and research while at General Mills, spent 32 years at the Minneapolis-based food company, where she was lauded for bringing the voice of the consumer to the decision table.
The patent covers many innovations introduced in Corticon Studio, such as a powerful decision table editor to describe even the most sophisticated rules with relative ease; analysis features to identify errors such as incomplete or conflicting rules; and user-friendly testing tools.
May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- To be effective, a competitive intelligence group needs an environment that includes proximity to key customers and/or executives, opportunities for frequent interaction with stakeholders, direct management by an executive champion, alignment with future-focused business leaders, functional independence and, in many cases, a seat at the decision table.

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