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Author: Ajda Pretnar, Jan 4, 2019

How to Abuse p-Values in Correlations

In a parallel universe, not so far from ours, Orange’s Correlation widget looks like this. Quite similar to ours, except that this one shows p-values instead of correlation coefficients. Which is actually better, isn’t it? I mean, we have all attended Statistics 101, and we know that you can never trust correlation coefficients without looking at p-values to check that these correlations are real, right? So why on Earth doesn’t Orange show them?