# Markov chain

### or Mar·koff chain

[mahr-kawf]

## Origin of Markov chain

First recorded in 1940–45; see origin at Markov process

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## Markov chain

## Word Origin for Markov chain

C20: named after Andrei Markov (1856–1922), Russian mathematician

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