Correlation vs Parallelism - What's the difference?
| Related terms
Correlation is a related term of parallelism.
As nouns the difference between correlation and parallelism
is that correlation
is correlation while parallelism
is the state or condition of being parallel; agreement in direction, tendency, or character.
A reciprocal, parallel or complementary relationship between two or more comparable objects
(statistics) One of the several measures of the linear statistical relationship between two random variables, indicating both the strength and direction of the relationship.
An isomorphism from a projective space to the dual of a projective space, often to the dual of itself.
* correlation coefficient
* Pearson correlation
The state or condition of being parallel; agreement in direction, tendency, or character.
The state of being in agreement or similarity; resemblance, correspondence, analogy.
*1946 , (Bertrand Russell), History of Western Philosophy , I.29:
*:Plutarch (c.'' AD 46-120), in his ''Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans , traced a parallelism between the most eminent men of the two countries.
A parallel position; the relation of parallels.
(rhetoric, grammar) The juxtaposition of two or more identical or equivalent syntactic constructions, especially those expressing the same sentiment with slight modifications, introduced for rhetorical effect.
(philosophy) The doctrine that matter and mind do not causally interact but that physiological events in the brain or body nonetheless occur simultaneously with matching events in the mind.
(legal) In antitrust law, the practice of competitors of raising prices by roughly the same amount at roughly the same time, without engaging in a formal agreement to do so.
(biology) Similarity of features between two species resulting from their having taken similar evolutionary paths following their initial divergence from a common ancestor.
(computing) The use of parallel methods in hardware or software.
* Dictionary of Philosophy'', (ed.), Philosophical Library, 1962. ''See: "Parallelism" by J. J. Rolbiecki, p. 225.