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Decision tree
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What dose a decision tree help to do?
decide whether the net gain from a decision is worth while
What dose a decision tree use?
- Estimates
- Probability
What is a decision tree?
mathematical model used to help managers make decisions
Cost
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Probability
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$
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expected value (EV)
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Total expected value (TEV)
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Net gain
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Success
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Failure
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Advantages of a decision tree?
- Set out logically
- Risk addressed
- Likely costs considered / potential benefits
Disadvantages of a decision tree?
- Just an estimate
- Quantitive data only
- Bias
How do you work out TEV (total expected value)?
Profit + loss
How do you work out NET?
TEV - cost
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