Challenge Sep-2020

Compressing Decision Tables                                                                                 Solutions

Using common sense people can compress decision tables. For instance, if you analyze the decision table on the left, you would be able to replace it with the decision table on the right. Instead of 18 rules, we got only 6!

 

 

 

 

 

In this case, the right table will produce the same results as the left one. However, when a decision table includes much more attributes (columns), the manual analysis becomes difficult or impossible even if you allow a certain level of unsuccessful results. In most cases, you need some special tools provided by digital decisioning products.

 

In this challenge, we ask you to try to compress the following decision table:

Please submit your solutions using your favorite tools or just common sense.

Solutions: