Concept information
 Research, Technology, Methods
 mathematics and statistics
 statistics
 statistical analysis
 stochastic processes
 Research, Technology, Methods
 mathematics and statistics
 statistics
 statistical analysis
 stochastic processes
Preferred term
Markov chain
Type

Topic
Definition

A stochastic process such that the conditional probability distribution for a state at any future instant, given the present state, is unaffected by any additional knowledge of the past history of the system.
Source: Medical Subject Headings 2014
Type: Concept definition
Broader concept
Synonyms
 Markov process
In other languages

Spanish
URI
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/215708
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