lag correlation


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lag correlation

[′lag ‚kä·rə‚lā·shən]
(statistics)
The strength of the relationship between two elements in an ordered series, usually a time series, where one element lags a specific number of places behind the other elements.
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We are not convinced that bird predation is the only, or sufficient, explanation for the -3 lag correlation.
Lag correlation coefficients for cores from fertility plots receiving 336 kg N/ha and 448 kg N/ha.
The authors look at lead and lag correlations for the years 1972, 1980, and 1987 and find that due to very little indication of lagged responses across these markets beyond a twenty-four hour period, the international markets display a high level of efficiency.