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autocorrelation

noun au·to·cor·re·la·tion \ˌ-tō-ˌkr-ə-ˈlā-shən, -ˌkär-\

Definition of AUTOCORRELATION

:  the correlation between paired values of a function of a mathematical or statistical variable taken at usually constant intervals that indicates the degree of periodicity of the function
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First Known Use of AUTOCORRELATION

1933

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