A Distributional Measure of Correlation
by Dror G. Feitelson.
Common metrics of correlation are based on the degree to which the
value of one random variable can be used to predict the value of
another random variable.
However, there are forms of correlation that do not lead to a high
ability to predict actual values.
We identify such a correlation, and suggest it can be measured by a
certain monotonicity property among distributions of the dependent
variable, for different ranges of the independent variable.
correlation coefficient, data analysis, distribution prediction
Dror G. Feitelson, email@example.com
Richard G. Graf,firstname.lastname@example.org
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