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Monte Carlo Method MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Monte Carlo Method
Tree Number(s)
E05.318.740.525
L01.906.394.422
N05.715.360.750.540
N06.850.520.830.525
Unique ID
D009010
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009010
Scope Note
In statistics, a technique for numerically approximating the solution of a mathematical problem by studying the distribution of some random variable, often generated by a computer. The name alludes to the randomness characteristic of the games of chance played at the gambling casinos in Monte Carlo. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed, 1993)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under OPERATIONS RESEARCH 1975-90
Online Note
search OPERATIONS RESEARCH 1966-74
History Note
91(75); was see under OPERATIONS RESEARCH 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2017/07/03

No Qualifiers
Monte Carlo Method Preferred
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