International Scientific Vocabulary erg- + -ode (+ -ic)
Disputations are held about the true etymological origin: ἔργον + ὁδός versus ἔργον + εἶδος.
ergodic (comparative more ergodic, superlative most ergodic)
- (mathematics, physics) Of or relating to certain systems that, given enough time, will eventually return to previously experienced state.
- (statistics, engineering) Of or relating to a process in which every sequence or sample of sufficient size is equally representative of the whole.
- ^ "Boltzmann's Work in Statistical Physics",
- ^ "Ergodicity, ensembles, irreversibility in Boltzmann and beyond.",