correlation definition

  • noun:
    • A causal, complementary, parallel, or mutual commitment, especially a structural, functional, or qualitative correspondence between two similar organizations: a correlation between drug use and crime.
    • Statistics The simultaneous change in value of two numerically appreciated arbitrary variables: the positive correlation between using tobacco additionally the incidence of lung cancer tumors; the negative correlation between age and normal eyesight.
    • An act of correlating and/or problem of being correlated.
    • A reciprocal, synchronous or complementary relationship between several comparable objects
    • one of several a number of measures of linear statistical relationship between two arbitrary variables, suggesting both energy and course of this relationship.
    • Reciprocal relation; matching similarity or parallelism of connection or law; ability to be changed into, or of offering place to, one another, under certain conditions.
    • mutual connection; interdependence or interconnection.
    • The act of bringing into organized link or reciprocal relation.
    • In physiology, specifically, the interdependence of body organs or functions; the reciprocal relations of organs.
    • In geometry, these types of a relation between two airplanes that to each intersection of outlines either in there corresponds into the various other a line of junction between things corresponding toward intersecting lines in the first airplane; additionally, a relation between two areas such that to every point in either there corresponds an airplane within the various other, three planes either in intersecting in a place corresponding on airplane for the three things in the various other space to which the three intersecting airplanes correspond; even more typically, a relation between figures, propositions, etc., derivable from a single another in an n-dimensional area by interchanging points with (n—1) -dimensional flats.
    • In statistics, the connection of two or more variable amounts.
    • a reciprocal relation between several things
    • a statistic representing how closely two factors co-vary; it can differ from -1 (perfect negative correlation) through 0 (no correlation) to +1 (perfect positive correlation)
    • a statistical connection between a couple of variables so that organized changes in the value of one variable are followed by organized alterations in another
    • A causal, complementary, parallel, or reciprocal relationship, especially a structural, functional, or qualitative correspondence between two comparable organizations: a correlation between drug abuse and criminal activity.
    • Statistics The simultaneous improvement in value of two numerically valued arbitrary variables: the good correlation between smoking cigarettes and incidence of lung cancer tumors; the unfavorable correlation between age and typical vision.
    • An act of correlating or even the condition of being correlated.
    • A reciprocal, parallel or complementary commitment between several comparable things
    • among a number of steps of this linear analytical commitment between two arbitrary factors, showing the strength and direction of the commitment.
    • Reciprocal relation; matching similarity or parallelism of relation or law; capacity to be became, or of offering location to, each other, under particular conditions.
    • mutual connection; interdependence or interconnection.
    • The work of bringing into orderly connection or reciprocal relation.
    • In physiology, especially, the interdependence of organs or functions; the mutual relations of body organs.
    • In geometry, such a relation between two planes that to each intersection of lines in either there corresponds in the other a line of junction between points corresponding to the intersecting lines in the first airplane; additionally, a relation between two spaces such that to every part of either there corresponds an airplane when you look at the other, three airplanes either in intersecting in a place corresponding on airplane associated with the three things when you look at the various other room to which the three intersecting planes correspond; even more typically, a relation between numbers, propositions, etc., derivable from a single another in an n-dimensional space by interchanging things with (n—1) -dimensional flats.
    • In data, the connection of a couple of variable quantities.
    • a reciprocal connection between a couple of things
    • a statistic representing exactly how closely two factors co-vary; it can range from -1 (perfect bad correlation) through 0 (no correlation) to +1 (perfect good correlation)
    • a statistical connection between two or more factors so that systematic alterations in the worthiness of one variable tend to be followed by organized changes in one other

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