See also: corrélation

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Correlation examples.

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From Middle French corrélation. Morphologically correlate +‎ -ion.

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correlation (countable and uncountable, plural correlations)

  1. A reciprocal, parallel or complementary relationship between two or more comparable objects.
    clear correlation
    positive correlation
    strong correlation
    weak correlation
  2. (statistics) One of the several measures of the linear statistical relationship between two random variables, indicating both the strength and direction of the relationship.
  3. (algebra) An isomorphism from a projective space to the dual of a projective space, often to the dual of itself.

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