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R for Data Science

By : Dan Toomey
Book Image

R for Data Science

By: Dan Toomey

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (19 chapters)

Chapter 5. Data Analysis – Correlation

Correlation is a good technique to use on your dataset. Correlation helps us to establish basic relationships between data items.

In this chapter, we look at tools available in R for correlation:

  • A basic correlation

  • Visualizing correlations

  • Covariance

  • Pearson correlation

  • Polychoric correlation

  • Tetrachoric correlation

  • A heterogeneous correlation matrix

  • Partial correlation