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Categories: Causal fallacies, Logic and statistics, Independence (probability theory), Articles with short description
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spurious correlation  spurious relationship  Fallacy of causation  Joint effect  Non-spuriousness
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A correlation between two variables (e.g., between the number of electric motors in the home and grades at school) that does not result from any direct relation between them (buying electric motors will not raise grades) but from their relation to other variables WordNet 3.0
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A correlation between two variables (e.g., between the number of electric motors in the home and grades at school) that does not result from any direct relation between them (buying electric motors will not raise grades) but from their relation to other variables WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
In statistics, a spurious relationship or spurious correlation is a mathematical relationship in which two or more events or variables are associated but not causally related, due to either coincidence or the presence of a certain third, unseen factor. Wikipedia
Mathematical relationship in which two or more events or variables are associated but not causally related, due to either coincidence or the presence of a certain third, unseen factor Wikidata