Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science

2001 Edition
| Editors: Saul I. Gass, Carl M. Harris

Controllable variables

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/1-4020-0611-X_162
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In a decision problem, variables whose values are determined by the decision process and/or decision maker. Such variables are also called decision variables. See Decision maker; Decision problem; Mathematical model.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Robert H. Smith School of BusinessUniversity of MarylandCollege PartUSA
  2. 2.School of Information Technology & EngineeringGeorge Mason UniversityFairfaxUSA