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may refer to:
Something, such as a quality or characteristic, that is related to a particular possessor; an attribute.
- Attribution (copyright)
Attribution in copyright law, is the requirement to acknowledge or credit the author of a work which is used or appears in another work. Attribution is required by most copyright and copyleft licenses, such as the GNU Free Documentation License and Creative Commons licenses.Attribution is often...
, concept in copyright law requiring an author to be credited
- Attribution (psychology)
Attribution is a concept in social psychology referring to how individuals explain causes of behavior and events. Attribution theory is an umbrella term for various theories that attempt to explain these processes. Fritz Heider first proposed a theory of attribution The Psychology of Interpersonal...
, concept in psychology whereby people attribute traits and causes to things they observe
- Performance attribution
Performance Attribution or Investment Performance Attribution is a set of techniques that performance analysts use to explain why a portfolio's performance differed from the benchmark. This difference between the portfolio return and the benchmark return is known as the active return...
, technique in quantitative finance for explaining the active performance of a portfolio
- Journalism sourcing
In journalism, a source is a person, publication, or other record or document that gives timely information. Outside journalism, sources are sometimes known as "news sources"...
(or attribution), journalistic practice of attributing information to its source