# Stochastic

**adjective**, Statistics.

1.

of or relating to a process involving a randomly determined sequence of observations each of which is considered as a sample of one element from a probability distribution.

**adjective**

1.

(statistics)

(of a random variable) having a probability distribution, usually with finite variance

(of a process) involving a random variable the successive values of which are not independent

(of a matrix) square with non-negative elements that add to unity in each row

2.

(rare) involving conjecture

stochastic

(stō-kās’tĭk)

Involving or containing a random variable or variables.

Involving chance or probability.

probabilistic

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