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Definition of the noun Monte Carlo

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  1. a town and popular resort in the principality of Monaco; famous for its gambling casino
    • lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
    • instance of: town = an urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city
    • part of: Monaco / Principality of Monaco = a constitutional monarchy in a tiny enclave on the French Riviera

Alternative definition of the noun Monte Carlo

proper noun

  1. A part of Monaco famous for its casinos.
  2. A commonly served drink consisting of beer and grenadine.
  3. [statistics] shortening of Monte Carlo method
  4. An informal dance competition, where contestants in one quarter of the floor are eliminated by a randomly chosen card representing the corner.


  1. "Monte Carlo": Their dream vacation in Paris proving to be an unmitigated dud, three women find the adventure they've been searching for after one of them is mistaken for a rude British heiress and pampered like royalty. Arriving in Paris to find that the City of Lights has lost its luster, a girl, her tightly wound stepsister, and her best friend ditch their tour guide and find themselves drawn into the lavish lobby of a world-class hotel. The next thing they know they're on a posh private jet to Monte Carlo, where romance and excitement await.
  2. "Monte Carlo" is a 1930 American musical comedy film directed by Ernst Lubitsch. It stars Jeanette MacDonald as Countess Helene Mara. The film is also notable for the song "Beyond the Blue Horizon", which was written for the film and was performed by Jeanette MacDonald. The film was also hailed by critics as a masterpiece of the newly emerging musical genre. The screenplay was based on the Booth Tarkington novel Monsieur Beaucaire.
  3. "Monte Carlo" a.k.a. "The Monte Carlo Story": Monte Carlo is a 1956 comedy-drama film directed by Samuel A. Taylor.
  4. "Monte Carlo" is a film, directed by Anthony Page.
  5. "Monte Carlo" is a 1926 silent film.

Phrases with Monte Carlo

  1. Monte Carlo Method
  2. Monte Carlo Fallacy

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Measurement and Statistics (2007)

by Neil J. Salkind

x2 + y2 Monte Carlo Option in Statistics Software Packages Modern statistical practice has been heavily affected by the availability of high-speed computers that permit hypothesis tests based on permutation methods. However, many statistical ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Processing and Design (1994)

Volume 49 - Safety: OS1A Compliance to Separators: Vertical: Sizing with Computers by John J. McKetta Jr

The crude Monte Carlo approach is conceptually simple and can be applied to complex situations. The desired precision can be obtained by conducting sufficient trials. The current availability of canned programs facilitates the application of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Surface and Colloid Science (2006)

by P. Somasundaran

Monte Carlo calculations on phase transitions in adsorbed layers.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Research Design (2010)

by Neil J. Salkind

A Monte Carlo simulation is a methodological technique used to evaluate the empirical properties of some quantitative method by generating random data from a population with known properties, fitting a particular model to the generated data ...

Google previewConcise Encyclopedia of Computer Science (2004)

by Edwin D. Reilly

For articles on related subjects, see + Scientific Applications + Simulation The name Monte Carlo is given to the method of solving problems by means of experiments with random numbers. This name (after the casino at Monaco) was first ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Science and Technology (2001)

by James S. Trefil

Monte Carlo Methods Mossbauer Effect Mountain Formation Left, an AC generator. Above, the. called a hybridoma, a cell that will produce antibodies continuously. These are called monoclonal antibodies because they come from one type, ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Social Science Research Methods (2003)

by Michael Lewis-Beck, Alan E Bryman, Tim Futing Liao

APPLICATION Monte Carlo simulation is based on a tradition of numerical experimentation that goes back at least to biblical times, but with renewed interest being sparked in it in the mid-20th century from such disparate fields as quantum ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Physics (2013)

by Robert Besancon

Monte Carlo. Under the pressure of necessity, many components of radiation shields may be approximated in one or two dimensions. There remain, however, complicated problems, such as the streaming of neutrons through holes, which ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning (2011)

by Norbert M. Seel

The Monte Carlo method in games and puzzles consists in playing random games called playouts in order to estimate the value of a position. The method is related to learning since the algorithm dynamically learns which moves are good and ...

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I will be better in Monte Carlo than I was in Phoenix. If I can't win maybe I will lead 50 laps. (Jean Alesi)
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