Definition of probabilistic in English:

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probabilistic

Pronunciation: /ˌprɒbəbɪˈlɪstɪk/

adjective

Based on or adapted to a theory of probability; subject to or involving chance variation: the main approaches are either rule-based or probabilistic
More example sentences
  • Around this time Menger's interests in mathematics broadened and he began to work on hyperbolic geometry, probabilistic geometry and the algebra of functions.
  • This is an attractively written systematic exposition of the basic probabilistic methods of congestion theory.
  • The time to resume operations is a key datum in probabilistic risk assessment.

Derivatives

probabilistically

adverb
Example sentences
  • Just because a decision was made randomly or probabilistically doesn't mean it was chosen by a free will.
  • Whichever of these actions she performs, earlier events probabilistically cause that action.
  • What is crucially missing is a rational account of the relation between potentialities and actualities - just how the wave function probabilistically controls the occurrence of outcomes.

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