Introduction to Markov Chains

  • Gilbert G. Walter
  • Martha Contreras
Part of the Modeling and Simulation in Science, Engineering and Technology book series (MSSET)


In Chapter 7, we saw how weighted digraphs and adjacency matrices are related. In this chapter, we consider particular types of weights and matrices that are used with Markov chains, and their associated special terms, which differ from those used previously.


Markov Chain Random Walk Probability Vector Adjacency Matrice Fair Coin 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gilbert G. Walter
    • 1
  • Martha Contreras
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Mathematical SciencesUniversity of Wisconsin-MilwaukeeMilwaukeeUSA
  2. 2.Department of BiometryCornell UniversityIthacaUSA

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