Randomness vs Stochasticity - What's the difference?

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Randomness is a synonym of stochasticity.


As nouns the difference between randomness and stochasticity

is that randomness is the property of all possible outcomes being equally likely while stochasticity is the quality of lacking any predictable order or plan.

randomness

Noun

(es)
  • The property of all possible outcomes being equally likely.
  • (mathematics) A type of circumstance or event that is described by a probability distribution.
  • A measure of the lack of purpose, logic or objectivity of an event.
  • There was no randomness in the teacher's selection of the class representative.

    Derived terms

    * algorithmic randomness * statistical randomness

    stochasticity

    English

    Noun

    (stochasticities)
  • the quality of lacking any predictable order or plan
  • Synonyms

    *haphazardness *noise *randomness