# local variance of Markov decision processes

Does anybody know the notion of "local variance" of Markov decision processes? Any reference would be appreciated.

Thanks.

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I haven't heard about that - but would you link me to a reference where you saw this notion? –  Ilya May 30 '12 at 12:51
I saw once, but I simply forgot it; this is why I asked. –  user29271 May 30 '12 at 14:16