decision box

decision box

[di′sizh·ən ‚bäks]
(computer science)
A flow-chart symbol indicating a decision instruction; usually diamond-shaped.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

decision box

A diamond-shaped symbol that is used to document a decision point in a flowchart. The decision is written in the decision box, and the results of the decision branch off from the points in the box.
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Classification occurs each time a decision box is encountered.
Second, the algorithm includes key decision boxes (hexagons) containing questions that are always followed by two arrows, one corresponding to a "yes" answer and the other to "no." Third, action boxes (rectangles) contain instructions describing actions to be performed (e.g., to assess, treat, or evaluate response to treatment).
The diamond-shaped decision box at the end sends a clean driver to Station 3 of the DED line to take the vehicle through the rest of the DED.
The diamond-shaped decision box at the end sends vehicles that are still dirty back to Station 2 along the dirty recycle route based on a set probability.
Decision box: a diamond used to depict decision points.
* The decision box must be set up to answer a "yes/no" question, with one entry point and two exit points.
Bissell's staff once gave him a "decision box" with three buttons to press: "Yes," "No," and "Ask Joe Alsop."
When the participants wish to move to a new activity, clicking the "Plan Activity 2" or "Plan Activity 3" button results in a contraction of the Activity 1 decision boxes (bottom left in Figure 2) and an expansion of the adjacent boxes linked to the designated activity.
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