In academia:

  • Ivana Markova (born 1938), Czechoslovak-British emeritus professor of psychology at the University of Stirling
  • John Markoff (sociologist) (born 1942), American professor of sociology and history at the University of Pittsburgh

In math, science, and technology:

  • Alexander V. Markov (1965-), Russian biologist
  • Andrey Markov (1856–1922), Russian mathematician
  • Andrey Markov (Soviet mathematician) (1903–1979), son of Andrey Markov
  • John Markoff (born 1949), American journalist of computer industry and technology
  • Moisey Markov (1908–1994), Russian physicist
  • Vladimir Andreevich Markov (1871–1897), Russian mathematician, brother of Andrey Markov (Sr.)

In performing arts:

  • Albert Markov, Russian American violinist, composer
  • Alexander Markov, current Russian American violinist
  • Dame Alicia Markova (1910–2004), British prima ballerina
  • Margaret Markov (born 1951), Yugoslav-American actress of film and television
  • Rimma Markova (born 1925), popular Soviet and Russian actress

In politics:

  • Eufrosina Dvoichenko-Markov, Soviet KGB spy in New York City during World War II
  • Georgi Markov (1929–1978), Bulgarian dissident who was assassinated in London
  • Helmuth Markov (born 1952), German politician and Member of the European Parliament
  • Nikolai Yevgenyevich Markov (1866–1945), Russian right-wing politician
  • Sergey Alexandrovich Markov (born 1958), Russian political scientist, nationalist politician
  • Sergey Leonidovich Markov (1878–1918), Russian army general, anti-Bolshevik during Soviet civil war
  • Vladimir Ivanovich Markov (1859–1919), Russian politician, last Minister-Secretary of State for Finland in Czarist regime

In sports:

  • Alexei Markov (born 1979), Russian road bicycle racer
  • Aleksei Markov (athlete), Estonian athlete
  • Andrei Markov (ice hockey) (born 1978), Russian ice hockey player in the NHL
  • Danny Markov (born 1976), professional ice hockey player for the Detroit Red Wings
  • Dmitri Markov (born 1975), Belarusian pole vaulter representing Australia
  • Dmitry Viktorovich Markov (born 1981), Russian soccer player
  • Dragomir Markov (born 1971), Bulgarian swimmer
  • Georgi Markov (footballer) (born 1972), Bulgarian footballer
  • Georgi Markov (weightlifter) (born 1978), Bulgarian weightlifter
  • Georgi Markov (wrestler) (born 1946), Bulgarian wrestler
  • Khristo Markov (born 1965), Bulgarian triple jumper
  • Ilya Markov (born 1972), Russian race walker
  • Marko Markov (born 1981), Bulgarian footballer
  • Miglena Markova (born 1983), Bulgarian rower
  • Nikolay Valeryevich Markov (born 1985), Russian footballer
  • Olga Markova (athlete) (born 1968), Russian long-distance runner
  • Olga Markova (figure skater) (born 1974), Russian figure skater

In other fields:

  • Alexei Markov (folklorist) (1877–1917), Russian expert in folklore
  • Philip Markoff (1986–2010), defendant in a murder case in Boston, MA, who died before the trial commenced
  • Walterina Markova (real name Walter Dempster), Philippine drag queen and World War II sex slave

In fiction:

  • Tara Markov, name of comic book character Terra
  • Frantisek Markov, character in Dungeons & Dragons

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Conductance (graph) - Markov Chains
... For an ergodic reversible Markov chain with an underlying graph G, the conductance is a way to measure how hard it is to leave a small set of nodes ... that conductance is closely tied to mixing time in ergodic reversible Markov chains ... Conductance is related to Markov chain mixing time in the reversible setting ...
Markov Kernel
... In probability theory, a Markov kernel (or stochastic kernel) is a map that plays the role, in the general theory of Markov processes, that the transition matrix does in the theory of Markov processes with a finite ...
Markov Information Source - Applications
... Markov sources are commonly used in communication theory, as a model of a transmitter ... Markov sources also occur in natural language processing, where they are used to represent hidden meaning in a text ... Given the output of a Markov source, whose underlying Markov chain is unknown, the task of solving for the underlying chain is undertaken by the techniques of hidden Markov models, such as the Viterbi algorithm ...
Troitsky Markov Monastery
... Svyato-Troitsky Markov Monastery (Holy Trinity Markov Monastery) is one of two modern monasteries in Vitebsk (second one is female Svyato-Dukhov Monastery) ... Markov Monastery was founded in the 14th-15th century ... After October Revolution, in 1920 Svyato-Troitsky Markov Monastery was abolished afresh ...