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Word: correlation

Definition: mutual relationship


Sentences Containing 'correlation'

A 2008 study showed a correlation between the degree of rejecting behavior by parents of LGB adolescents and negative health problems in the teenagers studied.
A correlation length cannot be larger than causality would allow, therefore the correlation length for making magnetic monopoles must be at least as big as the horizon size determined by the metric of the expanding universe.
A key issue in diversification is the correlation between assets, the benefits increasing with lower correlation.
A linguist named Cheng evaluated the extent of relationship between dialects by using Pearson's correlation coefficients.
A report published in 1966 found no correlation between the complexes.
A significant negative correlation between pain severity and dopamine synthesis was demonstrated within the insular cortex.
A significant negative correlation was demonstrated between abnormal metabolite ratios and a validated index of the clinical severity (i.e. the Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire).
A spokeswoman for Seven claims there was "no correlation between the incident" and Douglas' removal from the line up, and that Douglas would remain on the show as an entertainment reporter.
Although there is no proven correlation between blood type and personality, it remains popular with the many matchmaking services that cater to blood type.
An interesting situation in which the inverse correlation between a company's stock price and CDS spread breaks down is during a Leveraged buyout (LBO).
But other descriptions state that the leap year was unknown to the Aztecs and that the correlation of the months to the astronomical year would change over time.
Cross-correlation curves are modeled according to a slightly more complicated mathematical function than applied in FCS.
Dreaming is a state of the brain that is similar yet different to the waking consciousness, and interaction and correlation between the two is necessary for optimal performance from both.
During the 1960s several studies by Brian MacMahon et al. in Europe and Asia touched on a correlation between abortion and breast cancer.
Fluorescence cross-correlation spectroscopy
Hence if man goes on selecting, and thus augmenting, any peculiarity, he will almost certainly modify unintentionally other parts of the structure, owing to the mysterious laws of correlation.
Hence modifications of structure, viewed by systematists as of high value, may be wholly due to the laws of variation and correlation, without being, as far as we can judge, of the slightest service to the species.
Hooker was a pioneer in applying correlation analysis to socio-economic data.
However, share prices are driven by many factors, such as the general health of the economy which will increase the correlation and reduce the benefit of diversification.
In addition, the negative correlation between delta wave activity and age is also not observed in those with schizophrenia.
In contrast to FCS, the cross-correlation function increases with increasing numbers of interacting particles.
In the absence of spectral bleed-through, the cross-correlation function is zero for non-interacting particles.
It is also necessary to bear in mind that, owing to the law of correlation, when one part varies and the variations are accumulated through natural selection, other modifications, often of the most unexpected nature, will ensue.
It was found that race relations had a statistical correlation with the legitimacy of racial profiling.
Michel Graulich, who advocates a different calendrical correlation, places Toxcatl in the fall and sees the festival as a harvest feast celebrating the abundance of maize.
Natural selection may modify and adapt the larva of an insect to a score of contingencies, wholly different from those which concern the mature insect; and these modifications may affect, through correlation, the structure of the adult.
Pieces of ochre had been found out in grotto of the cave, which indicates that people of those times understood colors and their correlation.
Russo Russo from the Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia conducted a study in 1980 which examined the proposed correlation between abortion and breast cancer.
Some instances of correlation are quite whimsical; thus cats which are entirely white and have blue eyes are generally deaf; but it has been lately stated by Mr. Tait that this is confined to the males.
Speculation on this correlation suggests this single gene nucleotide change may be an adaptation against alcoholism.
Spencer Wells deduced from this correlation that R1a1a arose on the Pontic-Caspian steppe.
Temporal or oscillatory correlation addressing the binding problem by focusing on the synchrony and desynchrony between neural oscillations to encode the state of binding among the auditory features.
The amount of water present at the time of polymer attachment to the surface also has a high correlation to the packing density of the polymer film.
The Congressional effect is a stock market phenomenon where stock prices tend to show a correlation in performance and volatility to the operating schedules of the US Congress.
The correlation between the puzzle ratings and time spent playing with each was much smaller for the introspection group than the control group.
The FRFT can be used to define fractional convolution, correlation, and other operations, and can also be further generalized into the linear canonical transformation (LCT).
The hypothesis can be supported by establishing a correlation between the gene frequencies predicted by the strategy, and those expressed in a population.
The laborious breathing necessary in high regions tends, as we have good reason to believe, to increase the size of the chest; and again correlation would come into play.
The length scale over which this special vacuum configuration exists is called the "correlation length" of the system.
The returns from different assets are highly unlikely to be perfectly correlated and the correlation may sometimes be negative.
The two were not able to find a significant correlation between the content of one’s dreams and the day’s events.
Their recommendation was based on research suggesting a correlation between mercury intake and the high rate of Parkinson's disease on the islands.
There appears to be a correlation with both total IgE levels and asthma and mutations in the Duffy antigen. Benign ethnic neutropenia.
There is a positive correlation between the degree of seriousness of a crime and viewer ratings of news coverage.
There is no correlation between WDECT and DECT technology.
This cost depends adversely on the correlation between the business cycle of the client country (the economy with currency substitution) and the business cycle of the anchor country.
This was the reason for the apparent absence of correlation between the Biblical account and those of neighbouring cultures, and also the cause of the enigmatic "Dark Ages" in Greece and elsewhere.
We shall presently see that simple inheritance often gives the false appearance of correlation.
When the prediction came true, it fueled new interest in that arguably spurious correlation.
With methods similar to cross-correlation, systems are able to extract the target signal from both input microphones.

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