Definitions for "Attribution"
The act of attributing or ascribing, as a quality, character, or function, to a thing or person, an effect to a cause.
That which is ascribed or attributed.
the ascribing of a work (as of literature or art) to a particular author or artist.
The explanation a person has for his or her behaviour.
assigning some quality or character to a person or thing; "the attribution of language to birds"; "the ascription to me of honors I had not earned"
a causal explanation of one of those events
Crediting an author ofa piece of work; essential for Fair Dealing.
Attribution means simply that the author of a piece of work of whatever kind is credited with their part in the work in an accompanying text, strapline, colophon in the case or an image or sound recording or in the case of a text, in an appropriate place according to the conventions of the specific media.
In copyright law, attribution 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 GNUFDL and CC-by.
Keywords:  quote, epigraph, picasso, wrath, citing
Source of the news story or person quoted.
Attribution usually requires documenting that (1) at least one hazardous substance found in a release at a concentration significantly above background (or directly observed in the release) was produced, stored, deposited, handled, or treated at the site; and (2) at least a portion of the significant increase could have come from a source at the site.
The source of a block quote or epigraph
Attribution is concept in social psychology. When people watch the world, they do not see it as a completely random stream of happenings, but tend to attribute meanings to things. So, for example when you see someone fall over, you can attribute this to a stable trait ("clumsiness"), or to a feature of the situation ("banana peel on the floor"), or to random chance ("just one of those crazy flukes").
An opinion of an objects age, origin and authorship. Seldom is an attribution without inherent doubt and therefore is noted as such. If a piece of furniture is attributed to, lets say, Chippendale it is usually referred to as "attributed to Chippendale", if it is signed it is refered to as "by Chippendale", and if it is made in the Chippendale manner it is a "Chippendale style" piece.
Keywords:  ruler, coin, taxpayer, era, sight
the designation of a coin's variety according to standard reference books
The process of assigning a coin to a certain country, era, or ruler; or even to a particular year of issue. Most coins can be attributed without difficulty, either on sight or with the help of one of the standard reference guides.
Constructive ownership - where the tax law assigns to one taxpayer the ownership interest of another taxpayer.
The assertion that certain events or conditions were, to some extent, caused or influenced by other events or conditions. This means a reasonable connection can be made between a specific outcome and the actions and outputs of a government policy, program, or initiative.
An interpretive process by which we reach a judgment about the cause(s) of an act or achievement.
a belief about how something was caused
Keywords:  anonymity, see
See anonymity.
Keywords:  detection, see
See detection and attribution.
The process of associating the identity of a borrower with his or her signature.
The process of attaching meaning to another person's behavior.