population correlation coefficient

population correlation coefficient

[‚päp·yə′lā·shən ‚kär·ə′lā·shən ‚kō·ə‚fish·ənt]
(statistics)
The ratio of the covariance of two random variables to their standard deviations.
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The sample correlation coefficient, r, is a biased estimator of the population correlation coefficient, [rho], for normal populations.
Where l22 represent population correlation coefficients between y and x, Where l40 = b2(y) and l04 = b2(x) were the kurtosis for the population of the study variable and the auxiliary variable respectively.