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The nature of the data, or how to choose a correlation coefficient


  • John Carroll


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  • John Carroll, 1961. "The nature of the data, or how to choose a correlation coefficient," Psychometrika, Springer;The Psychometric Society, vol. 26(4), pages 347-372, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:psycho:v:26:y:1961:i:4:p:347-372
    DOI: 10.1007/BF02289768

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    1. John Carroll, 1945. "The effect of difficulty and chance success on correlations between items or between tests," Psychometrika, Springer;The Psychometric Society, vol. 10(1), pages 1-19, March.
    2. George Ferguson, 1941. "The factorial interpretation of test difficulty," Psychometrika, Springer;The Psychometric Society, vol. 6(5), pages 323-329, October.
    3. J. Guilford, 1941. "The difficulty of a test and its factor composition," Psychometrika, Springer;The Psychometric Society, vol. 6(2), pages 67-77, April.
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