Absorbing State

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A Absorbing State is a state that impossible to leave.

See: Markov Process State, Graph Path, Markov Chain, Accessible State, Recurrent State, Transient State, Absorbing Barrier.



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2016

[math] p_{ii} = 1\text{ and }p_{ij} = 0\text{ for }i \not= j.[/math]
If every state can reach an absorbing state, then the Markov chain is an absorbing Markov chain.