Articles by Wesley

Kendall’s Tau

September 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

Kendall’s Tau This is an example of Kendall’s Tau rank correlation.  This is similar to Spearman’s Rho in that it is a non-parametric measure of correlation on ranks.  It is an appropriate measure for ordinal data and is fairly straight forward when there are no ties in ... [Read more...]

Spearman’s Rho

August 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Spearman’s Rho Rank Correlation There are generally three types of correlation that a researcher may encounter: Pearson’s r, Kendall’s Tau, and Spearman’s Rho.  They each have their own uses and applications depending on the da... [Read more...]
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