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.
We are to keep out a certain sort of information about how the relevant chance process turned out when applying the Principal Principle.
This classification is based on Mansfield's rather peculiar distinction between probabilistic processes and chance process.
Inadmissible propositions, by contrast, give information that bears too directly on the truth of A for the connection described by OP to hold: for example, a description of how a chance process turns out should be inadmissible at any time before the outcome of that process is settled.
guarantee that the actual outcome of the chance process is revealed in the ball.