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# Influence Diagram

This sample shows the Influence Diagram. It was created in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software using the Basic Diagramming Solution from the Universal Diagramming area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.
Influence diagram represents the directed acyclic graph with three types of nodes and three types of arcs that connect the nodes. Decision node is drawn as a rectangle, Uncertainty node is drawn as an oval, Value node is drawn as an octagon.

## Influence Diagram Software

Influence diagram (ID) is a graphical and mathematical representation of the decision. Influence diagrams are widely used in the decision analysis and in the game theory. They are the alternative to the decision tree. The influence diagram gives to analyst the high-level conceptual view that it can use to build the detailed quantitative model.
This sample shows the Influence diagram. It is a directed acyclic graph with three types of nodes: Decision node is drawn as a rectangle, Uncertainty node is drawn as an oval, Value node is drawn as an octagon. The nodes are connected with arcs.

## Influence Diagram

This decision diagram example was designed on the base of the Wikimedia Commons file: Simple Influence Diagram.svg.
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"An influence diagram (ID) (also called a relevance diagram, decision diagram or a decision network) is a compact graphical and mathematical representation of a decision situation. It is a generalization of a Bayesian network, in which not only probabilistic inference problems but also decision making problems (following the maximum expected utility criterion) can be modeled and solved.
ID was first developed in the mid-1970s by decision analysts with an intuitive semantic that is easy to understand. It is now adopted widely and becoming an alternative to the decision tree which typically suffers from exponential growth in number of branches with each variable modeled. ID is directly applicable in team decision analysis, since it allows incomplete sharing of information among team members to be modeled and solved explicitly. Extensions of ID also find their use in game theory as an alternative representation of the game tree." [Influence diagram. Wikipedia]
The example "Influence diagram" was designed using ConceptDraw software extended with Decision Making solution from Management area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.
Decision diagram example
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## Cause and Effect Analysis

Cause and Effect Analysis - The Seven Management and Planning Tools is a tool for Cause and Effect Analysis that allows users to analyze the root causes for factors that influenced the problem. This diagram is constructed separately for each highly prioritized factor. The Diagram is then used for further formulation of potential actions.
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## Basic Network Diagram

A perfect tool to draw basic computer network diagrams, designs, schematics, and network maps. Numerous stencils and templates.

## Decision Making

The Decision Making solution offers the set of professionally developed examples, powerful drawing tools and a wide range of libraries with specific ready-made vector decision icons, decision pictograms, decision flowchart elements, decision tree icons, decision signs arrows, and callouts, allowing the decision maker (even without drawing and design skills) to easily construct Decision diagrams, Business decision maps, Decision flowcharts, Decision trees, Decision matrix, T Chart, Influence diagrams, which are powerful in questions of decision making, holding decision tree analysis and Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP), visual decomposition the decision problem into hierarchy of easily comprehensible sub-problems and solving them without any efforts.

## CORRECTIVE ACTIONS PLANNING. Risk Diagram (PDPC)

Risk Diagram (PDPC) - ConceptDraw OFFICE suite is a software for Risks Diagram making. This diagram identifies possible risks in accomplishing corrective actions. With the Risks Diagram, one analyzes each action separately in a tree of all actions and develops a preventive action in response of each potential obstacles or circumstances which may be a risk.
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## Functional Block Diagram

You need design the Functional Block Diagram and dream to find the useful tools to draw it easier, quickly and effectively? ConceptDraw DIAGRAM offers the Block Diagrams Solution from the "Diagrams" Area which will help you!

## Electrical Diagram Software

Electrical Diagram Software will assist you in drawing your electrical diagrams with minimal effort and makes it very easy for beginners. Electrical symbols and smart connectors help present your electrical drawings, electrical schematic, wiring diagrams and blue prints.

Electrical Engineering Solution for ConceptDraw DIAGRAM provides the 26 stencils libraries of ready-to-use predesigned vector symbols, templates and samples that make your electrical drawing quick, easy and effective.
Create an Electrical Diagram

## Types of Flowcharts

A Flowchart is a graphically representation of the process, algorithm or the step-by-step solution of the problem. There are ten types of Flowcharts. Using the Flowcharts solution from the Diagrams area of ConceptDraw Solution Park you can easy and quickly design the Flowchart of any of these types.
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## Decision Tree Analysis

Decision trees are widely used in operations research. It is mostly applied in decision analysis in order to help and identify that strategy that most likely may lead to reaching a goal. It is also known as a popular tool in machine learning, thus it worth knowing about it from this article.

The ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and drawing software is the one that can help with creating the needed drawing, including a decision tree. Making decision tree analysis, it is always easy to make the needed matrix as there are plenty of pre-made templates to be used.

## Samples of Flowchart

This sample shows the Flowchart of the testing the work of the lamp and decision making about what to do to lamp will work.

## Powerful Drawing Feature for Creating Professional Diagrams

This will let you create professional diagrams and charts using its simple RapidDraw option just in clicks. Take a look on a diagram you are looking for and create it fast and quickly.

## How to Draw Business Process Diagrams with RapidDraw Interface

Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN) is a set of standard symbols that allow you to create a graphical view of a business process. The symbols were developed to help users develop standard, unified structure of processes, and any messages shared between these processes.

## Sales Process Steps

Sales process engineering is a complex and labour-intensive process which requires a lot of time, efforts, and powerful software. We recommend to use the ConceptDraw DIAGRAM software enhanced with Sales Flowcharts solution from the Marketing area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. It gives the possibility to easy illustrate all sales process steps and their results.

## Activity on Node Network Diagramming Tool

Activity on Node Network Diagramming Tool - Activity Network and Project Evaluation and Review Technique, or PERT, charts are a way of documenting and analyzing the tasks in a project.
This sample shows the Activity on node network diagramming method. It was created in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software using the Seven Management and Planning Tools solution from the Management area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.

## How to Design Landscape

How to design landscape? You can draw it by hand on a sheet of paper, but for this you need to know the bases of the perspective, you need to have good artistic abilities and to know how to depict the natural elements. But it is much easier and convenient to use the modern ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software extended with Landscape & Garden Solution from the Building Plans Area.

## Notation & Symbols for ERD

The ER diagram is constructed from the specific ERD graphic elements. There are used 2 types of ERD notations: Chen and Crow's Foot.
A complete set of work flow shapes, notation & symbols for ERD, entity relationship stencils, included in Entity-Relationship Diagram (ERD) solution for ConceptDraw DIAGRAM software, makes drawing diagrams based on ERD notation as smooth as possible.

## Management Area

The solutions from Management area of ConceptDraw Solution Park collect templates, samples and libraries of vector stencils for drawing the management diagrams and mind maps.