stochastic matrix

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stochastic matrix

[stō′kas·tik ′mā·triks]
(mathematics)
A square matrix with nonnegative real entries such that the sum of the entries of each row is equal to 1.
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A Markov matrix is a square matrix, P, where element [P.
The Markov process is considered to have Markovian property if conditional probability of any future event is independent of the past and depends only upon the present state; for any matrix to be considered a Markov Matrix or Transition Matrix the following two properties should be valid (Janssen, Manca 2006).