autocorrelation

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

Definition of autocorrelation

  1. :  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

1933

First Known Use of autocorrelation

1933


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