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A Markov Chain Model for the Demographic Study: A Case Study on Urbanization

Prasanth Warrier C B, C B Praseeja


We compared the nature of urbanization in Kerala and Tamil Nadu empirically using Markove chain model. We projected the urban population for the next five decades by Markove chain. The chi-square statistics is used to test the goodness of fit of this model.


Urban population, Markove chain, transition probability, city size

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