Markov, Andrei

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(Markoff), Andrei, Russian mathematician, 1865-1922.
Markov chain - number of steps or events in sequence.
Markov chaining - a theory used in psychiatry.
Markov process - a process such that the conditional probability distribution for the state at any future instant, given the present state, is unaffected by any additional knowledge of the past history of the system.
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Rookie Nathan Beaulieu played on the third pairing, while Mike Weaver moved onto the second pair with Andrei Markov. ...
Reilly Smith finally beat Price at 2:24 of the third period by wristing a shot between the legs of defenseman Andrei Markov and then through a screen.
Boston went on a counterattack after Andrei Markov fell, and Bergeron finished off a give-and-go with Brad Marchand at 9:25.
Andrei Markov cleared the puck to the Boston blue line, where Dennis Seidenberg kicked it forward, sending Milan Lucic in on a two-on-one break.
But Brendan Gallagher halved the deficit at 12:18 after the puck took a bounce off defenseman Dennis Seidenberg and Andrei Markov got credit for the tying goal after his shot deflected off defenseman Zdeno Chara's stick during a six-on-four at 19:52.
The flamboyant defenseman took a pass from Andrei Markov and saw his point shot go off Rich Peverley's stick and past Rask.
CUTLINE: Milan Lucic, center, is sandwiched between Montreal's Andrei Markov, right, and Michael Cammalleri during the second period.