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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A mutual independence is found most friendly to practical Religion, to social harmony, and to political prosperity.
Economic union is a good way of maintaining peace, through trade integration and mutual independence," argued Sabuni.
We spoke of Europe, of our families, of our hopes of return, happy to enjoy a moment of abandon in which a happy mutual independence allowed us to indulge.
It must respect the dynamic of mutual independence, complementarity and influence.
The multiplicity correction suggested by Cicchetti for the significance level per test is based on mutual independence of the statistical tests and is therefore known to be rather conservative.
Derived from a se, "aseity" connotes "horizontal" ontological self-reliance, and Schroeder shows how such mutual independence between material existents can nonetheless be reconciled with civic harmony or "connectedness' when situated within Plotinus's theory of divine providence.

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