Definition of rank correlation noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


rank correlation

BrE BrE//ˈræŋk kɒrəleɪʃn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈræŋk kɔːrəleɪʃn//
[uncountable] (statistics)
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a method for finding to what extent two sets of numbers, each arranged in order, are connected or have an effect on each other
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: rank correlation