Decision Variable

A decision variable is a variable under the direct control of the decision maker. It measures the performance of alternative decisions. Depending on the problem situation the decision variables may be deterministic, random, or linguistic. A set of decision variables defines the decision space.

Implementation Notes

Malczewski 1999, p. 343

Editor's Notes

Decision Related

Source Of Description

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Keith Renolds

Last Updated

6/5/2008

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References

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