random process

Generally synonymous with the more usual and preferable ""stochastic process"". Sometimes employed to denote a process in which the movement from one state to the next is determined by a variable which is independent of the initial and final state (a pure random process). (DST)

 

Source:

UNESCO/WMO International Glossary of Hydrology (2nd revised ed., 1992)

Posted on February 24, 2014 .