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A product–moment correlation coefficient devised as a measure of the degree of agreement between two rankings.‘Spearman's rank correlation coefficient’
- ‘Correlations were tested by Spearman's rank correlation coefficient.’
- ‘Correlations were analyzed with Spearman's rank correlation.’
- ‘The average Spearman's rank correlation between temporal pairs was 0.92.’
- ‘We have also calculated the Spearman's rank correlation, and come to qualitatively the same conclusion.’
- ‘The correlation was analyzed with Spearman's rank correlation.’
Early 20th century: named after Charles E. Spearman (1863–1945), English psychologist.
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