Definition of rank correlation in English:

rank correlation

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  • An assessment of the degree of correlation between two ways of assigning ranks to the members of a set.
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    • We calculated the significance of Spearman rank correlations according to Siegel.
    • We calculated the Spearman rank correlation to assess variation in diagnostic threshold.
    • Rank correlations and partial rank correlations were conducted as described in Sokal and Rohlf.

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