Definition of Biserial correlation

1. Noun. A correlation coefficient in which one variable is many-valued and the other is dichotomous.




Lexicographical Neighbors of Biserial Correlation

bisectional
bisectionally
bisections
bisector
bisectors
bisectrices
bisectrix
bisectrixes
bisects
bisegment
bisegments
bisemic
bisensory
biseptate
biserial
biserial correlation (current term)
biserial correlation coefficient
biseriate
biserrate
bises
bisferient
bisferious
bisferious pulse

Literary usage of Biserial correlation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Validity of Testing in Education & Employment by Eileen R. Rudert (1997)
"Its point biserial correlation will be lower, even negative. ... Thus, the point biserial correlation coefficient maintains a bias in favor of the status ..."

2. PISA 2000 technical report by Margaret Wu (2002)
"For each item, the number of students, the percentage of students and the point-biserial correlation were provided for each valid category. ..."

3. Alcohol Use Among U. S. Ethnic Minorities edited by Danielle Spiegler (1993)
"The point biserial correlation of flush/no flush with the total number of other symptoms reported is only 0.11—highly significant, given the sample size, ..."

4. Pisa 2003 Technical Report by Ray Adams (2005)
"For each item, the number of students, the percentage of students, the point-biserial correlation, and student-centred Item Response Theory (IRT) ability ..."

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