The stages are often referred to as variables in many decision analysis articles.

LOD denotes links that indicate optimal decisions.

LCP denotes links that continue on subsequent pages.

`NL' denotes this information is not labeled.

'C' denotes character, 'N' denotes numeric, 'C/N' denotes character or numeric, and 'as X' denotes the same as variable X.

The future certain equivalent value is often referred to as the evaluating value in this documentation.
If this option is not specified, the default value 1 is used.

The default value of this option is 1 unit.

The number of nodes depends on the number of stages and the number of outcomes for each stage.

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