decision tree

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Type of tree-diagram used in determining the optimum course of action, in situations having several possible alternatives with uncertain outcomes. The resulting chart or diagram (which looks like a cluster of tree branches) displays the structure of a particular decision, and the interrelationships and interplay between different alternatives, decisions, and possible outcomes.

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The man could not decide on the type of truck to buy, so he used a decision tree to highlight the pros and cons prior to making his final decision.
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The new decision tree was useful in determining our strategy in the bifurcating possibilities that existed in our grand project.
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When the company had to decide which new potential products to invest in, the employees came to the best solution by using a decision tree laying out the alternatives.
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