Title page for ETD etd-12232009-020732


Type of Document Dissertation
Author Hume, Merril Wayne
URN etd-12232009-020732
Title Rank correlation in a singly truncated bivariate normal distribution
Degree PhD
Department Statistics
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Aitkin, M. A. Committee Chair
Harshbarger, Boyd Committee Member
Jensen, Donald R. Committee Member
Kramer, Clyde Y. Committee Member
Pace, W. Emory Committee Member
Keywords
  • Correlation (Statistics)
Date of Defense 1966-04-05
Availability restricted
Abstract

Considerable attention has been devoted to the rank correlanon coefficients of Spearman and Kendall, denoted by rS and rK respectively. These coefficients were first proposed as measures of association between two groupings. requir1ngno assumptions on the parent distribution of the observations. Later work considered the distributions of rS and rK when the parent distribution is the bivariate normal. This study is an investigation of the moments and related properties of Spearman's rS and Kendall's r K when the underlying distribution is the singly truncated bivariate normal.

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