Encyclopedia of Systems Biology

2013 Edition
| Editors: Werner Dubitzky, Olaf Wolkenhauer, Kwang-Hyun Cho, Hiroki Yokota

Pearson Correlation Coefficient

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-9863-7_372

Synonyms

Definition

Pearson correlation coefficient (PCC) is the one of the most popular coefficients to measure the dependence of two variables. Given two random variables \( X \)
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Beijing Institute of GenomicsChinese Academy of SciencesBeijingChina