Decision Table

3 Definitions

A decision table is an unambiguous and compact technique for modeling complicated logic using several sets of conditions in a tabular format.  It is often used to model logic that may otherwise require many sentences or paragraphs to convey.
defined by Modern Analyst
A table used to show sets of conditions and the actions resulting from them
defined by 6SixSigSigma
A structured means of visualizing decision rules in rows and columns.

Notes: A decision table is a representation technique used to organize and visualize decision rules for an operational business decision in rows and columns without having to write a business rule statement for each decision rule individually. A decision table identifies the appropriate outcome from among all potential outcomes for each case it covers based on the specified considerations. Decision tables are an important means to develop and deploy decision logic