Accession Number : AD0685594

Title :   SOME NORMALIZING TRANSFORMATIONS OF THE MULTIPLE CORRELATION COEFFICIENT.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : FLORIDA STATE UNIV TALLAHASSEE DEPT OF STATISTICS

Personal Author(s) : Hodgson,Vincent

Report Date : DEC 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 18

Abstract : Three normal approximations to the sampling distribution of the multiple correlation coefficient are proposed and investigated. The approximations are not as accurate as Gurland's new approximation based on the F distribution but do have the advantage of being based on the more convenient and more thoroughly tabulated normal distribution.

Descriptors :   (*DISTRIBUTION THEORY, *CORRELATION TECHNIQUES), STATISTICAL DISTRIBUTIONS, POPULATION(MATHEMATICS), APPROXIMATION(MATHEMATICS), PROBABILITY DENSITY FUNCTIONS, ANALYSIS OF VARIANCE, SAMPLING, NUMERICAL ANALYSIS, RELIABILITY, QUALITY CONTROL, ERRORS

Subject Categories : Astronautics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE