From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
Attribution may refer to: Something, such as a quality or characteristic, that is related to a particular possessor; an attribute.
- Attribution (copyright), concept in copyright law requiring an author to be credited
- Attribution (psychology), concept in psychology whereby people attribute traits and causes to things they observe
- Performance attribution, technique in quantitative finance for explaining the active performance of a portfolio
- Journalism sourcing (or attribution), journalistic practice of attributing information to its source
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