A weighted Kendall's tau statistic
AbstractA weighted Kendall's tau statistic ([tau]w) is proposed to measure weighted correlation. It can place more emphasis on items having low rankings than those have high rankings, or vice versa. The null limiting distribution is derived by the theory of U-statistics. An application, power comparison, and some critical values of [tau]w are presented.
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Volume (Year): 39 (1998)
Issue (Month): 1 (July)
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- Agostino Tarsitano & Rosetta Lombardo, 2011. "An Exhaustive Coefficient Of Rank Correlation," Working Papers 201111, Università della Calabria, Dipartimento di Economia, Statistica e Finanza (Ex Dipartimento di Economia e Statistica).
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