rank correlation

noun

Definition of rank correlation

: a measure of correlation depending on rank

First Known Use of rank correlation

1907, in the meaning defined above

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“Rank correlation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rank%20correlation. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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