ERIC Number: EJ528699
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Approximating Pearson Product-Moment Correlations from Kendall's Tau and Spearman's Rho.
Rupinski, Melvin T.; Dunlap, William P.
Educational and Psychological Measurement, v56 n3 p419-29 Jun 1996
The use of Monte Carlo methods demonstrated that a formula presented by M. G. Kendall for estimating Pearson's rho from tau is somewhat more accurate than a formula presented by K. Pearson for estimating Pearson's rho from a Spearman's rho coefficient. Implications for meta-analysis of correlations are discussed. (SLD)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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