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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3 X (K+1) Markov transition matrix with elements, assumed to be constant across all districts 0 [less than or equal to] [m.
I then use the simulated votes for the second round to compute the Markov transition matrix described in Equation 1, to represent the vote shifting implied by the revealed preferences from the first round.
The Markov transition matrix in Table 6 shows quite clearly why Aecio Neves failed to reverse the results from the first round.
where M is a finite discrete Markov transition matrix that contains a complete description of the distributional dynamics as it maps [Q.
As in a Markov transition matrix, a concentration of contour lines along the main diagonal indicates a lack of mobility across states.
Perform model mixing according to the Markov transition matrix [PSI]([t.
We first investigate the temporal dynamics of poverty rates by using the Markov Transition matrix, which allows modeling the change in poverty rates from one period to the next and also helps to identify the relative position of U.
Consequently, M is a 4 x 4 Markov transition matrix in which the ([j.
The problem of identifying the conformational states from the detailed Markov transition matrix has received recent interest [3, 4, 7, 9].
Another exception is a recent method for Markov chains based on singular value decomposition of the Markov transition matrix [7].
Alternatively, one might consider a triangular Markov transition matrix with very small off-diagonal elements, representing the notion that the true structure of the economy might experience very rare shifts but would never revert to its original structure.
One interesting strand in the literature calculates a Markov transition matrix of movement between size categories and then calculates stationary size distributions.