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### Correlation with non-normal distribution

I want to find the correlation between a continous variable with a non normal distribution, positively skewed, and a categorical variable with 4 categories. The only test I can find that fits these ...
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### Correlation between vegetation and erosion

I am wanting to find the correlation between two variables: a categorical vegetation variable (with categories 1-4) and a continuous variable of erosion (with values anywhere between 0.2 and 9). I ...
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### How one can improve correlation (higher rho values) on non normal distributions?

No matter what class or book I see, the normal distribution is always advocated. I have been trying to find ways to assess relationship between variables for non normal distributions, most of which ...
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### Tests significative with parametric calculations and non-significative with non-parametric ones! [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Comparing smoke and hormones level in two groups of people. Which test? I'm analyzing some data for an article about hormones concentrations and smoking. I was unsure ...
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### Can the MIC algorithm for detecting non-linear correlations be explained intuitively ?

More recently, I read two articles. First one is about the history of the correlation and second is about the new method called Maximal Information Coefficient (MIC). I need your help regarding to ...
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### IRR on two raters’ integer scores

I am writing with questions about a study I am helping with: Two “raters” will score athletes subjectively from 0 to 3 (3>2>1>0) on each of 10 skill performances. Scores will be summed to a maximum ...
I am now having a sequence of numbers, e.g. $x_1, x_2,\dots , x_N$, ($0\leq x_i\leq 1$), which may represent the correlation between a couple of measurements. I want to set a threshold for this ...