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Descriptor English: Monte Carlo Method
Descriptor Spanish: Método de Montecarlo
Descriptor Portuguese: Método de Monte Carlo
Descriptor French: Méthode de Monte Carlo
Entry term(s): Method, Monte Carlo
Tree number(s): E05.318.740.525
L01.906.394.422
N05.715.360.750.540
N06.850.520.830.525
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009010
Scope note: In statistics, a technique for numerically approximating the solution of a mathematical problem by studying the distribution of some random variable, often generated by a computer. The name alludes to the randomness characteristic of the games of chance played at the gambling casinos in Monte Carlo. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed, 1993)
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under OPERATIONS RESEARCH 1975-90
Online Note: search OPERATIONS RESEARCH 1966-74
History Note: 91(75); was see under OPERATIONS RESEARCH 1975-90
DeCS ID: 28176
Unique ID: D009010
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/03
Monte Carlo Method - Preferred
Concept UI M0014048
Scope note In statistics, a technique for numerically approximating the solution of a mathematical problem by studying the distribution of some random variable, often generated by a computer. The name alludes to the randomness characteristic of the games of chance played at the gambling casinos in Monte Carlo. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed, 1993)
Preferred term Monte Carlo Method
Entry term(s) Method, Monte Carlo



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