chance process

chance process

[′chans ‚präs·əs]
(mining engineering)
A method for separating clean coal from slate and other impurities in a mixture of sand and water.
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Cunningham was known for his revolutionary ideas, for his chance process, and for his collaborations with musicians, visual artists, and filmmakers.
As Wolfram explains, there are three quite different concepts of randomness: first, being generated by a stochastic or chance process, like the throwing of coins; second, being patternless; and third, being incompressible, that is, not being generated by any short computer program.
This classification is based on Mansfield's rather peculiar distinction between probabilistic processes and chance process.