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Somewhat Stochastic Matrices
American Mathematical Monthly
  • Branko Ćurgus, Western Washington University
  • Robert I. Jewett, Western Washington University
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
1-1-2015
Disciplines
Abstract

The standard theorem for stochastic matrices with positive entries is generalized to matrices with no sign restriction on the entries. The condition that column sums be equal to 1 is kept, but the positivity condition is replaced by a condition on the distances between columns.

Citation Information
Branko Ćurgus and Robert I. Jewett. "Somewhat Stochastic Matrices" American Mathematical Monthly Vol. 122 Iss. 1 (2015) p. 36 - 42
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/branko_curgus/10/