Tree diagram

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Tree diagram may refer to:

  • Tree structure, a way of representing the hierarchical nature of a structure in a graphical form

Mathematics and logic[edit]

  • Tree diagram (probability theory), a diagram to represent a probability space in probability theory
  • Decision tree, a decision support tool that uses a tree-like graph or model of decisions and their possible consequences
  • Event tree, inductive analytical diagram in which an event is analyzed using Boolean logic
  • Game tree, a tree diagram used to find and analyze potential moves in a game

Linguistics[edit]

  • Language tree, representation of a group of languages related through descent from a common ancestor
  • Parse tree, a representation of the syntactic structure of a string according to some formal grammar in linguistics
    • Sentence diagram, a pictorial representation of the grammatical structure of a sentence

Biology[edit]

  • Dendrogram, a tree diagram used to illustrate clusters of genes or samples in computational biology
  • Phylogenetic tree, a branching diagram showing the inferred evolutionary relationships among various biological species

Other uses[edit]

  • Attack tree, conceptual diagrams showing how a target might be attacked
  • Fault tree diagram, diagram used in deductive failure analysis in various industries
  • Program structure tree, hierarchical diagram that displays the organization of a computer program

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