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probabilistic

<probability> Relating to, or governed by, probability. The behaviour of a probabilistic system cannot be predicted exactly but the probability of certain behaviours is known. Such systems may be simulated using pseudo-random numbers. Evolutionary computation uses probabilistic processes to generate new (potential) solutions to a problem.

See also deterministic, non-probabilistic.

(1995-09-22)

 


Nearby terms: PRL PRMD PRML probabilistic probabilistic automaton Probe problem state
 

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