Associations to the word «Stochastic»


STOCHASTIC, adjective. Random, randomly determined.
STOCHASTIC DIFFERENTIAL EQUATION, noun. (calculus) a type of differential equation in which one or more of the terms is a stochastic process resulting in a solution which is itself a stochastic process
STOCHASTIC DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS, noun. Plural of stochastic differential equation
STOCHASTIC MATRIX, noun. (linear algebra) (probability theory) (statistics) A matrix having the property that the entries in each column are non-negative, real and sum to 1.
STOCHASTIC PROCESS, noun. (mathematics) a function of random variables
STOCHASTIC PROCESSES, noun. Plural of stochastic process

Dictionary definition

STOCHASTIC, adjective. Being or having a random variable; "a stochastic variable"; "stochastic processes".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats