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Re: correlation, critical temperature

Dave wrote:

>...variables that correlate yet have nothing to do with each other   
simply do not exist in reality.  If anyone can cite me just one example I   
will be only too happy to eat my words.<

If I applied correlation analysis to two sets of truly random numbers I   
would get a correlation coefficient between -1 and 1. However, the   
usefulness of random numbers is that they are completely independent of   
one another. Munch, munch?