Some Further Correlation Methods

  • T. G. Connolly
  • W. Sluckin


The product-moment method of calculating the coefficient of correlation, discussed in the last chapter, must be re-garded as the fundamental and the strict one. In the present chapter we shall deal with several other methods which, although open to certain criticisms and subject to various limitations, are very useful when not all or when none of the sets of correlated data are given in the form of frequency distribution of measures.


Correlation Method Dichotomous Classification Tetrachoric Correlation Present Chapter Perfect Positive Correlation 
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© T. G. Connolly and W. Sluckin 1971

Authors and Affiliations

  • T. G. Connolly
    • 1
  • W. Sluckin
    • 2
  1. 1.East Ham Technical CollegeUK
  2. 2.University of LeicesterUK

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