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decision procedure


noun Logic.

a procedure, as an algorithm, for determining in a finite number of steps the validity of any of a certain class of propositions.

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decimus, decinormal, decipher, decision, decision making, decision procedure, decision support system, decision table, decision theory, decision tree, decision-making

Origin of decision procedure

First recorded in 1940–45
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