decision analysis definition, decision analysis meaning | English dictionary




1    a judgment, conclusion, or resolution reached or given; verdict  
2    the act of making up one's mind  
3    firmness of purpose or character; determination  
     (C15: from Old French, from Latin decisio, literally: a cutting off; see decide)  
  decisional      adj  

decision support system  
      n   a system in which one or more computers and computer programs assist in decision-making by providing information  
decision table  
      n   a table within a computer program that specifies the actions to be taken when certain conditions arise  
decision theory  
      n     (Statistics)   the study of strategies for decision making under conditions of uncertainty in such a way as to maximize the expected utility  
   See also       game theory  
decision tree  
      n   a treelike diagram illustrating the choices available to a decision maker, each possible decision and its estimated outcome being shown as a separate branch of the tree  
lexical decision task  
      n     (Psychol)   an experimental task in which subjects have to decide as fast as possible whether a given letter string is a word  
split decision  
      n     (Boxing)   the award of a fight on a majority verdict of the judges as opposed to a unanimous decision  
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the decision is yours
take a decision based on one's subjective conclusions, when objective evidence is not available
very large collection of digital data, whose analysis allows to predict patterns and behaviours through inductive reasoning
[Tech.] big data can be applied to behavioural retargeting in marketing, but also to predict epidemies through Google searches or analysing DNA
result of a legal proceeding (American); considered conclusion after thoughtful analysis
Judgement is a stronger word than opinion.
a set of ideas, rules, or beliefs from which something is developed, or on which decisions are based
The educational framework of ISB is much different from the framework (curriculum) where I used to go to school. I do like it though.
ability to make decisions and take action without waiting for someone to tell you what to do
I showed my initiative when I became a group leader in class.
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