canonical correlation


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canonical correlation

[kə′nän·ə·kəl ‚kȯr·ə′lā·shən]
(statistics)
The maximum correlation between linear functions of two sets of random variables when specific restrictions are imposed upon the coefficients of the linear functions of the two sets.
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Canonical Correlation is a measurement of the correlation between two latent variables (canonical functions), which are in turn linear combinations of the original variables.
Because the focus of the current study was to examine the multivariate relations among the variables in the study, we conducted a canonical correlation analysis between the vocational identity statuses and time perspective sets.
The non-linear canonical correlation fits well to the two sets considered for the analysis.
Age explained 72% of variation in the multivariate model, with a canonical correlation coefficient of 0.
526 Table 5 Canonical Correlation Test of Significance Wilks Canonical Eigen Value Chi Square Df P Lambada Correlation 1 .
In determining sufficient sample size with canonical correlation analyses, the number of cases needed for analysis is dependent on the reliability of the variables (Tabachnick & Fidell, 2001).
The canonical correlation analysis results showed that stock returns were positively correlated with several macroeconomic variables while there was also a small negative correlation between the returns and some of the variables.
The current study uses canonical correlation to investigate the relationship between corporate social and financial performance.
Table 1 Canonical Correlation Analysis of Perceived Instructor Communicative Characteristics and Student Conflict-handling Styles Canonical Loading Variables Root 1 Root 2 Set 1: Instructor Characteristics Clarity .
1990; Gotwals, Dunn, & Wayment, 2003; Rice & Ashby, 2007; Stoeber & Otto, 2006), separate canonical correlation analyses were employed to examine the multivariate relationships between (a) perfectionism in sport (as measured by the Sport-MPS) and attitudinal body-image, and (b) global perfectionism (as measured by the Hewitt-MPS) and attitudinal body-image.
Canonical correlation was used to determine the relationship between these variables.
In addition, a canonical correlation analysis was conducted to analyze the overall relationship between the five predictor variables on the four subscales of school vitality.