right stochastic matrix

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right +‎ stochastic matrix

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right stochastic matrix (plural right stochastic matrices)

  1. (mathematics, stochastic processes) A square matrix whose rows consist of nonnegative real numbers, with each row summing to . Used to describe the transitions of a Markov chain; its element in the 'th row and 'th column describes the probability of moving from state to state in one time step.

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