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Spurious Independence: is it real?

Reading time: 14 minutes First things first: Spurious Dependence Depending on your background, you have already heard of spurious dependence in a way or another. It goes by the names of spurious association, spurious dependence, the famous quote “correlation does not imply causation” and also other versions based on the same idea that you can not say that necessarily …