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Why the Kemeny Time is a constant

  • Karl Gustafson and Jeffrey J. Hunter
From the journal Special Matrices


We present a new fundamental intuition forwhy the Kemeny feature of a Markov chain is a constant. This new perspective has interesting further implications.


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Received: 2015-9-30
Accepted: 2016-2-21
Published Online: 2016-3-18

©2016 Karl Gustafson and Jeffrey J. Hunter

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