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Association vs. Correlation

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Associationnoun

The act of associating.

Correlationnoun

A reciprocal, parallel or complementary relationship between two or more comparable objects

Associationnoun

The state of being associated; a connection to or an affiliation with something.

Correlationnoun

(statistics) One of the several measures of the linear statistical relationship between two random variables, indicating both the strength and direction of the relationship.

Associationnoun

(statistics) Any relationship between two measured quantities that renders them statistically dependent (but not necessarily causal or a correlation).

Correlationnoun

(algebra) An isomorphism from a projective space to the dual of a projective space, often to the dual of itself.

Associationnoun

A group of persons associated for a common purpose; an organization; society.

Correlationnoun

Reciprocal relation; corresponding similarity or parallelism of relation or law; capacity of being converted into, or of giving place to, one another, under certain conditions; as, the correlation of forces, or of zymotic diseases.

Associationnoun

(object-oriented programming) Relationship between classes of objects that allows one object instance to cause another to perform an action on its behalf.

Correlationnoun

a reciprocal relation between two or more things

Associationnoun

The act of associating, or state of being associated; union; connection, whether of persons of things.

‘Self-denial is a kind of holy association with God.’;

Correlationnoun

a statistic representing how closely two variables co-vary; it can vary from -1 (perfect negative correlation) through 0 (no correlation) to +1 (perfect positive correlation);

‘what is the correlation between those two variables?’;

Associationnoun

Mental connection, or that which is mentally linked or associated with a thing.

‘Words . . . must owe their powers association.’; ‘Why should . . . the holiest words, with all their venerable associations, be profaned?’;

Correlationnoun

a statistical relation between two or more variables such that systematic changes in the value of one variable are accompanied by systematic changes in the other

Associationnoun

Union of persons in a company or society for some particular purpose; as, the American Association for the Advancement of Science; a benevolent association. Specifically, as among the Congregationalists, a society, consisting of a number of ministers, generally the pastors of neighboring churches, united for promoting the interests of religion and the harmony of the churches.

Correlation

In statistics, correlation or dependence is any statistical relationship, whether causal or not, between two random variables or bivariate data. In the broadest sense correlation is any statistical association, though it commonly refers to the degree to which a pair of variables are linearly related.

Associationnoun

a formal organization of people or groups of people;

‘he joined the Modern Language Association’;

Associationnoun

the act of consorting with or joining with others;

‘you cannot be convicted of criminal guilt by association’;

Associationnoun

the state of being connected together as in memory or imagination;

‘his association of his father with being beaten was too strong to break’;

Associationnoun

a social or business relationship;

‘a valuable financial affiliation’; ‘he was sorry he had to sever his ties with other members of the team’; ‘many close associations with England’;

Associationnoun

the process of bringing ideas or events together in memory or imagination;

‘conditioning is a form of learning by association’;

Associationnoun

a relation resulting from interaction or dependence;

‘flints were found in association with the prehistoric remains of the bear’; ‘the host is not always injured by association with a parasite’;

Associationnoun

(chemistry) any process of combination (especially in solution) that depends on relatively weak chemical bonding

Associationnoun

(ecology) a group of organisms (plants and animals) that live together in a certain geographical region and constitute a community with a few dominant species

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