nonlinear correlation

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Noun1.nonlinear correlation - any correlation in which the rates of change of the variables is not constant
statistics - a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters
correlational statistics, correlation - a statistical relation between two or more variables such that systematic changes in the value of one variable are accompanied by systematic changes in the other
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It can captures nonlinear correlation and contains the tail information of random variables.
By using the kernel function, the following PCA process is capable to handle nonlinear correlation among data.
MIrExpress is a new database which takes advantage of the information theory, as well as the Pearson linear correlation method, to measure the linear correlation, nonlinear correlation, and their hybrid of cell-specific gene co-expressions in immune cells.
Some individual subjects addressed include nonlinear correlation of stock and commodity indices in emerging and developed markets, managing fisheries in light of complexity and chaos theory, and measuring nonlinear fluctuations in power plants.
Assumption 2: SU evaluation method to linear and nonlinear correlation between variables has the same ability.