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rank correlation

[′raŋk ‚kä·rə′lā·shən]
(statistics)
A nonparametric test of statistical dependence for a random sample of paired observations.
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(2006), and Mohammadi and Amri (2008) reported high rank correlations between (Eq.), (Eq.), (Eq.) and (Eq.) in lentil Interpreting Genotype Environment Interaction in Bread Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.).
Spearman rank correlations between EBV for first parity and for sums of second to last parity reproduction traits for the top 10%, 25%, and 50% of L and Y boars are shown in Table 5.
Table 1 presents the HRR-level rank correlations between each Medicare setting and total Medicare spending in 1992 and in 2010.
Using Spearman rank correlations, we examine the relationship between size and net dilution at the beginning and end of the sample period.
While a great read, the book lacks several essentials as a reference work for further use by World War II air power historians: no index, no organizational charts or rank correlations, and a total lack of maps.
Finally, the Spearman and Kendall rank correlation test is used to assess the significance of rank correlations between 2007 and 2008.
In addition, the Spearman rank correlations were calculated and tested to see if the relative importance of the factors affecting delays of green building projects is significantly correlated with that of traditional construction projects.
Rank correlations of competency appropriate to the four groups taken into study are presented in Table 1.
In this regard, Pearson's and Kendall's rank correlations have been performed, which provided average results of .87 and .72 respectively.