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correlation

kaw ruh lay shuhn

  • n  a reciprocal relation between two or more things
  • n  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?
  • n  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

  • It's a leap to say there's a real correlation there, but if there is one, then I'd bet it has everything to do with Gen Y's changing habits: they're too busy chatting with friends .
  • That correlation increases for individuals born in .
  • Interesting correlation, but I'm not sure about any causation here.
News & Articles

  • Free community forum on workplace wellness programs to be held in Cleveland on June 20: The Frugal Patient
    The free forum on workplace wellness programs and the correlation between workforce health and the Cleveland-area economy will be from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday June 20 at the InterContinental Hotel & Conference Center, 9801 Carnegie Ave.
    June 13, 2013 - The Sun Press
  • Mountains shape the sound of language, says study
    Where you grew up may influence how you speak. High in the mountains, languages contain short bursts of sound, says a new study. Why? Maybe cliff dwellers needed to keep their throats from drying out.Caleb Everett, an anthropological linguist at the University of Miami, studied the correlation between languages spoken at high altitudes and the use of distinctive sounds called ejectives — bits of ...
    June 12, 2013 - NBC NEWS
  • The Choice Blog: Are Students Who Go Far Away to College More Likely to Study Abroad?
    The correlation between going far away for college and studying abroad in more challenging countries has not been studied closely, experts say, but more general indications of comfort level often prove determinative.        
    June 10, 2013 - New York Times
Quotes

  • John Zogby in Reuters
    Things are trending back for McCain. His numbers are rising and Obama's are dropping on a daily basis. There seems to be a direct correlation between this and McCain talking about the economy,pollster John Zogby said.
  • Sergei Ivanov in Wall Street Journal
    There is no correlation between the decision of the Kyrgyz republic and loans that the Russian Federation granted to Kyrgyz republic,Ivanov said, adding that closing the air base was "the decision of a sovereign state."

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