- a tree diagram in which the selection of each branch requires that some type of logical decision be made.
Origin of decision tree
First recorded in 1965–70
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- 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
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