A Comparison of Decision Trees, Influence Diagrams and Valuation Networks for Asymmetric Decision Problems
Proceedings of the Sixth International Workshop on Artificial Intelligence and Statistics, PMLR R1:39-46, 1997.
We compare three graphical techniques for representation and solution of asymmetric decision problems- decision trees, influence diagrams, and valuation networks. We solve a modified version of Covaliu and Oliver’s Reactor problem using each of the three techniques. For each technique, we highlight the strengths, intrinsic weaknesses, and shortcomings that perhaps can be overcome by further research.