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Definition of Spearman's rank correlation in English:
A product-moment correlation coefficient devised as a measure of the degree of agreement between two rankings: Spearman’s rank correlation coefficient (Symbol: ρ)
More example sentences
- 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.
- Correlations were analyzed with Spearman's rank correlation.
Early 20th century: named after Charles E. Spearman (1863–1945), English psychologist.
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