Correlation 

Author:
 Garson, G. David 
ISBN:  9781626380141 
Publication Date:  Jul 2013 
Publisher:  Statistical Associates Publishers

Book Format:  Ebook 
List Price:  USD $5.00 
Book Description:

A graduatelevel illustrated introduction to and tutorial for Pearson correlation, Spearman's rank correlation (rho), Kendall's rank correlation (taub). polyserial correlation, biserial correlation, polychoric correlation, tetrachoric correlation, phi, pointbiserial correlation, rankbiserial correlation (Somers' D), and more.
New in the 2013 edition:
New and completely reworked sections on Pearson's, Spearman's, Kendall's, polyserial, polychoric, point biserial, rank biserial...
More DescriptionA graduatelevel illustrated introduction to and tutorial for Pearson correlation, Spearman's rank correlation (rho), Kendall's rank correlation (taub). polyserial correlation, biserial correlation, polychoric correlation, tetrachoric correlation, phi, pointbiserial correlation, rankbiserial correlation (Somers' D), and more.
New in the 2013 edition:
New and completely reworked sections on Pearson's, Spearman's, Kendall's, polyserial, polychoric, point biserial, rank biserial and phi correlations.
Covers SAS 9.3's new polyserial and polychoric correlation options.
Covers SPSS, SAS, and Stata for all types of correlation.
Shows how to reconcile output among statistical packages.
Two dozen new illustrations.
Below is the unformatted table of contents.
CORRELATION
Overview 6
Deviation 7
Covariance 8
Standardization 8
Data example 8
Pearson correlation (for interval data) 10
Coefficient of determination, r2 10
Attenuation of correlation 11
Spearman's rho (for ordinal data) 26
Kendall's taub (for ordinal data) 29
Polyserial correlation (for a continuous with an ordinal or binary variable) 32
Polychoric correlation (for ordinal and binary variables) 34
Other software for polychoric correlation 40
Phi (for two binary variables) 40
Other types of correlation 41
Pointbiserial correlation 41
Converting pointbiserial to biserial correlation 42
Rankbiserial correlation (Somers' D) 42
Correlation ratio, eta 46
Coefficient of intraclass correlation (ICC) 46
Assumptions 46
Frequently Asked Questions 49
Do I want onetailed or twotailed significance? 49
How many correlations will there be among k variables? 49
How do I convert correlations into z scores? 50
How is the significance of a Pearson correlation coefficient computed? 53
Significance of r 53
Significance of the difference between two correlations from two independent samples 53
Significance of the difference between two dependent correlations from the same sample 54
How do I set confidence limits on my correlation coefficients? 55
I have ordinal variables and thus used Spearman's rho. How do I use these ordinal correlations in SPSS for partial correlation, regression, and other procedures? 55
Are polyserial and biserial correlations simply Spearman's rho applied to appropriate variables? 55
What is the relation of correlation to ANOVA? 56
What is the relation of correlation to validity? 56
Bibliography 57
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