statistical independence

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statistical independence

[stə′tis·tə·kəl ‚in·də′pen·dəns]
(statistics)
Two events are statistically independent if the probability of their occurring jointly equals the product of their respective probabilities. Also known as stochastic independence.

statistical independence

See CORRELATION.
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It will be important to follow more people over a longer period of time to look at changes in walking pace to better understand whether slower movement could be a consequence of Alzheimer's, or an independent event driven by other shared risk factors.
The independent event has doubled in size since the first instalment back in October, with some 52 stalls boasting a wide range of sneakers and streetwear across both main rooms in the Baltic Triangle venue.
The forum itself was founded in 1963 and has been known as an independent event, ''dedicated to promoting peaceful conflict resolution and international cooperation and dialogue in dealing with todayas and future security challenges.
The outbreak in DRC is a distinct and independent event, with no relationship to the outbreak in west Africa.
What began as an idea to host SMARTWEEK in one major city has expanded across the globe, either as a joint or independent event.
2014, is the largest independent event for the region's volume channel,
The survey is an annual, independent event that polls the magazine's business travellers.
According to organisers, more people than ever before attended the independent event which is establishing itself as one of North Wales'' best music festivals.
Unlike many other festivals, it is an independent event which means no big corporate sponsors.
We're a not-for-profit, fiercely independent event and only three years young - we're the freshest festival around.
Schifino said the extra expense was connected with moving the conference from an independent event held early in the year to being part of the Bar's Annual Convention in June.
Economic culture and economic science in the West have stressed treating each transaction as a separate, independent event, for which the best deal must be negotiated.

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