Pearson's correlation coefficient in the theory of networks: A comment

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Ahmed, Zafar; Kumar, Sachin; (2018)
  • Subject: Condensed Matter - Disordered Systems and Neural Networks | Computer Science - Social and Information Networks

In statistics, the Pearson correlation coefficient $r_{x,y}$ determines the degree of linear correlation between two variables and it is known that $-1 \le r_{x,y} \le 1$. In the theory of networks, a curious expression proposed in [PRL {\bf 89} 208701 (2002)] for degre... View more
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