decision trees


decision trees
Diagrams that illustrate the choices available to a decision maker and the estimated outcomes of each possible decision. Each possible decision is shown as a separate branch of the tree, together with each estimated outcome for each decision and the subjective probabilities of these outcomes actually occurring. From this information the expected values for each outcome can be determined, which can provide valuable information in decision making.

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