Definition of Pearsonian in English:

Pearsonian

adjective

Statistics
  • Of or originated by Karl Pearson, especially with reference to Pearson's family of curves and the product-moment correlation coefficient.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Royal Statistical Society. From the name of Karl Pearson + -ian.

Pronunciation

Pearsonian

/pɪəˈsəʊnɪən/