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correlation 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/ˌkôrəˈlāSHən/,
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corelations, plural; correlations, plural;
  1. A mutual relationship or connection between two or more things
    • - research showed a clear correlation between recession and levels of property crime
  2. Interdependence of variable quantities

  3. A quantity measuring the extent of such interdependence

  4. The process of establishing a relationship or connection between two or more measures


  1. a reciprocal relation between two or more things
  2. correlation coefficient: 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?"
  3. 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
  4. (correlate) to bear a reciprocal or mutual relation; "Do these facts correlate?"
  5. A correlation is a reciprocity (collineation from a projective space onto its dual space, taking points to hyperplanes and preserving incidence) with the identity as the associated automorphism.
  6. In statistics, correlation and dependence are any of a broad class of statistical relationships between two or more random variables or observed data values.
  7. (Correlative) In grammar, correlatives are words that are separated in a sentence but function together to perform a single function.
  8. (Correlate) To tell from evidence found in two or more separated rock units that they are of the same age.
  9. (Correlate) A mathematical process used to determine if an observed outcome is attributable to an imposed condition. A correlation of 1.00 indicates absolute dependency. A correlation of zero indicates a purely random outcome.
  10. (Correlate) To have a connection in which one thing affects or depends on another.
  11. (correlate) (v) - bring into relation; (n) either of two things implying the other
  12. (correlate) To show a definite correspondence in character and stratigraphic position between geologic formations in two or more separated areas.
  13. (Correlated) Wallcoverings and fabrics designed to be used together. They are known as correlates or companions.
  14. (correlated) Having a mutual or reciprocal relationship. Fitting together and varying together. See text, Chapter 13. See also, "coefficient of correlation," "mean," "regression" and "standard deviation."
  15. (correlated) When observations are correlated, there are two or more observations (or derived quantities), which have at least one common source of error.
  16. (correlated) two items that are related or connected are compared to one another.
  17. (Correlative) A term applied to two or more rock units of similar age and possibly similar origin.
  18. (Correlative) Having a reciprocal relationship in that the existence of one relationship normally implies the existence of the other.
  19. (Correlative) Mutually dependent. For VT, the unbeliever holds that God and the world are correlative.
  20. (Correlative) is a catch-all term used in Esperanto grammar, and sometimes in describing conlangs whose design was influenced by Esperanto, to refer to demonstratives, interrogative and relative pronouns and adverbs, and (especially if they are morphologically related to the aforementioned ...
  21. (correlative) According to SMA, not a reversible mapping. The basic difference between conversions and correlatives has classicly been where they were placed in attribute defining items. The general consensus is that if it has to be placed on line 7, then it is a conversion. ...
  22. Interpreting value by combining the three methods of appraisal. Also known as reconciliation.
  23. A statistical term that refers to a relationship between two seemingly independent things. In Forex for example, one could argue that the Euro and the Sterling have a higher correlation than, for example, the Euro and the Brazilian Real.
  24. A process by which all programs of the Church are identified and placed in proper relationship to each other: teachings, organizations, programs, meetings, and instructional materials.
  25. A measurement that describes the relationship between the returns of two risky assets. A positive correlation means their returns move together (one goes down, the other goes down). ...