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A WEIGHTED RANK CORRELATION

@inproceedings{Maturi2007AWR,
  title={A WEIGHTED RANK CORRELATION},
  author={Tahani A. Maturi and Ezz H. Abdelfattah},
  year={2007}
}
There are many cases in real life where n objects are ranked by two or more independent sources, when the interest is focused on situation when agreement in the top rankings is more important than agreement in the bottom. Spearman’s rho and Kendall’s tau coefficients assign weight equally for all levels. In this article, an associate weighted measure is provided which is more sensitive to agreement in the top rankings. The limiting distribution of this measure is presented, and a summary of… 

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