Studying Association and Correlation

  • Glen McPherson
Part of the Springer Texts in Statistics book series (STS)


The methods and discussion in this section have application when there is interest in
  1. (i)

    establishing if there is evidence of an association between two variables;

  2. (ii)

    examining the nature of the relationship between two variables when there is evidence of an association;

  3. (iii)

    measuring the degree of association between two variables.



Scatter Plot Osmotic Pressure Partial Correlation Trend Line Standardize Residual 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Glen McPherson
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsThe University of TasmaniaHobartAustralia

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