An absolute deviation approach to assessing correlation.

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Gorard, S.;
(2015)
  • Publisher: ScienceDomain International
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.9734/BJESBS/2015/11381
  • Subject: Mean absolute deviation | Correlation | Quantitative methods initiative | Statistical methods | The new statistics.

This paper describes two possible alternatives to the more traditional Pearson’s R correlation coefficient, both based on using the mean absolute deviation, rather than the standard deviation, as a measure of dispersion. Pearson’s R is well-established and has many adva... View more
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