Psychometrika

, Volume 69, Issue 2, pp 291–303 | Cite as

Seeing the FisherZ-transformation

Theory And Methods

Abstract

Since 1915, statisticians have been applying Fisher'sZ-transformation to Pearson product-moment correlation coefficients. We offer new geometric interpretations of this transformation.

Key words

correlation coefficient Fisher geometry hyperbolic transformation 

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© The Psychometric Society 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Texas Christian UniversityUSA

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