Descriptor English:  Markov Chains  
Descriptor Spanish: 
Cadenas de Markov
 
Descriptor Portuguese:  Cadeias de Markov  
Descriptor French:  Chaines de Markov  
Entry term(s): 
Chain, Markov Chains, Markov Markov Chain Markov Process Markov Processes Process, Markov Processes, Markov 

Tree number(s): 
E05.318.740.600.500 E05.318.740.996.500 G17.830.500 N05.715.360.750.625.500 N05.715.360.750.770.500 N06.850.520.830.600.500 N06.850.520.830.996.500 

RDF Unique Identifier:  https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008390  
Scope note:  A stochastic process such that the conditional probability distribution for a state at any future instant, given the present state, is unaffected by any additional knowledge of the past history of the system. 

Allowable Qualifiers:  No qualifiers  
Public MeSH Note:  91; was see under PROBABILITY 197590 

Online Note:  search PROBABILITY 196874 

History Note:  91(75); was see under PROBABILITY 197590 

DeCS ID:  28629  
Unique ID:  D008390  
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL):  Click here to access the VHL documents  
Date Established:  1991/01/01  
Date of Entry:  1999/01/01  
Revision Date:  2008/07/08 


ANALYTICAL, DIAGNOSTIC AND THERAPEUTIC TECHNIQUES, AND EQUIPMENT
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ANALYTICAL, DIAGNOSTIC AND THERAPEUTIC TECHNIQUES, AND EQUIPMENT
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PHENOMENA AND PROCESSES
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Markov Chains
 Preferred
Concept UI 
M0013045 
Scope note  A stochastic process such that the conditional probability distribution for a state at any future instant, given the present state, is unaffected by any additional knowledge of the past history of the system. 
Preferred term  Markov Chains 
Entry term(s) 
Chain, Markov Chains, Markov Markov Chain Markov Process Markov Processes Process, Markov Processes, Markov 