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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Thus, one decision element was extent of operations in the congressional member's district.
The second decision element is related to the size of the beneficiary group.
The second decision element included to control for public awareness was constituency opinion.
Making of an evaluation of the alternatives based on the weights of the decision elements.
The relative importance of the decision elements in AHP is assessed indirectly through a series of pairwise comparisons, in which the decider provides preferences by comparing all criteria and subcriteria with respect to upper level decision elements.
The final weights of the decision elements can be calculated using different methods that have been proposed in the literature.
The number of logistics decision elements (objects) is indicated by the size of the organization, the number of products and the complexity of the products measured as the number of components.
mainly production to order), and where the number of logistics decision elements are few (e.
Examples of other distribution decision elements which interact, to a greater or lesser extent, with the elements of the depot location problem include:
Indeed, there are many situations where these other decision elements are worthy of study in their own right.
Models become another decisioning element which users can manage and combine with other decision elements and execute as a single process in nearly any operational environment to improve the precision of decisions.
This flexibility ensures that every user can immediately access the knowledge that is relevant to them in a format that is easy to use and focuses on the critical decision elements.

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