stochastic process

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Noun1.stochastic process - a statistical process involving a number of random variables depending on a variable parameter (which is usually time)
framework, model, theoretical account - a hypothetical description of a complex entity or process; "the computer program was based on a model of the circulatory and respiratory systems"
Markoff process, Markov process - a simple stochastic process in which the distribution of future states depends only on the present state and not on how it arrived in the present state
random walk - a stochastic process consisting of a sequence of changes each of whose characteristics (as magnitude or direction) is determined by chance
stationary stochastic process - a stochastic process in which the distribution of the random variables is the same for any value of the variable parameter
Translations
proces stochastyczny
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The subject of the tender is in particular the need to face the situation that children represent a risk group in terms of the probability of inducing adverse effects of stochastic effects of ionizing radiation.
A lot of what we know about stochastic effects in humans, Seward said, comes from long-term studies of the survivors of the atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
Stochastic effects do not have known thresholds, and the BEIR VII reports indicate a linear related response from very low exposure to radiation.
The intent of this collection of papers is to give health professionals and researchers an understanding of the deterministic and stochastic effects and biomarkers related to early and late health risk.

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