decision tree

  1. 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

Other words from decision tree

  • de·ci·sion-tree, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for decision tree

decision tree

  1. 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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