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International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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Application Of Markov Chain To The Assessment Of Students' Admission And Academic Performance In Ekiti State University

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R.A Adeleke, K.A Oguntuase, R.E Ogunsakin



Keywords: Markov chain, Enrolment, Prediction, fundamental Matrix and Probability of Absorption.



Abstract: This paper studies the pattern of students’ enrolment and their academic performance in the Department of Mathematical Sciences (Mathematics Option) Ekiti State University, Ado – Ekiti, Nigeria. In this paper, A transition matrix was developed for ten consecutive academic sessions. The probabilities of absorption (Graduating and Withdrawal) were obtained. Also fundamental matrix was obtained to determine the expected length of students’ stay before graduating. Prediction was made on the enrolment and academic performance of students.



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