# Monte-carlo-method meaning

A computer-simulation technique that uses random samples and other statistical methods to find approximate solutions to mathematical or physical problems.

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A technique that provides approximate solutions to problems expressed mathematically. Using random numbers and trial and error, it repeatedly calculates the equations to arrive at a solution. Many of the Monte Carlo methods and practices used to be referred to as rather generic "statistical sampling." Monte Carlo, of course, is a historical reference to the famous casino in Monaco.

(mathematics, statistics) Any of a class of techniques for estimating the solution of a numerical mathematical problem by means of a random artificial sampling experiment that simulates the problem.

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### Origin of monte-carlo-method

Named after the Monte Carlo casino.