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

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