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.

Source Of Description

Malczewski 1999, p. 343

Parent Categories

Decision Related

Editor's Notes

We need discussion on this concept.


Keith Renolds

Last Updated

2008-06-06T00:00:00Z ^^

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