# right stochastic matrix

## English

### Noun

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