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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Lag correlation of [NO.sub.3-N] slugs in profiles obtained in 1985.
Lag correlations compare the [NO.sub.3-N] concentrations measured in the vertical intervals in 1990 with those measured in 1985.
The thermal inertia of buildings produces both smoothing and a lag of indoor temperatures compared to outdoors, an effect captured by lag correlations. Figure 5 shows lag correlations of outdoor and average indoor temperatures, with the horizontal axis indicating the offset in time.
Lag correlations between indoor and outdoor temperatures, (left) Daily averages and (right) hourly averages.
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.
Lag correlations were adopted to represent the average time of mosquito development from ovipositing until emergence.