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correlation coefficient in which one variable is many-valued and the other is dichotomous biserial correlation , biserial correlation coefficient
correlation coefficient calculated between scores on two halves of a test; taken as an indication of the reliability of the test chance-half correlation , split-half correlation
coefficient of agreement (concordance) between different sets of rank orderings of the same set of things coefficient of concordance
alloy of copper and nickel with high electrical resistance and a low temperature coefficient; used as resistance wire constantan , Eureka
correlation in which large values of one variable are associated with large values of the other and small with small; the correlation coefficient is between 0 and +1 direct correlation , positive correlation
correlation in which large values of one variable are associated with small values of the other; the correlation coefficient is between 0 and -1 indirect correlation , negative correlation
alloy of iron and nickel having a low coefficient of thermal expansion; used in tuning forks and measuring tapes and other instruments Invar
(physics) a coefficient that expresses how much of a specified property is possessed by a specified substance modulus
coefficient of elasticity for a shearing force modulus of rigidity
most commonly used method of computing a correlation coefficient between variables that are linearly related Pearson product-moment correlation coefficient , product-moment correlation coefficient
borosilicate glass with a low coefficient of expansion; used for heat-resistant glassware in cooking and chemistry Pyrex
most commonly used method of computing a correlation coefficient between the ranks of scores on two variables rank-difference correlation , rank-difference correlation coefficient , rank-order correlation , rank-order correlation coefficient
correlation coefficient computed for two normally distributed variables that are both expressed as a dichotomy tetrachoric correlation , tetrachoric correlation coefficient
(statistics) a coefficient assigned to elements of a frequency distribution in order to represent their relative importance weight , weighting
coefficient of elasticity applicable to the stretching of a wire Young's modulus
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