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From Ted Dunning <ted.dunn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Correlation coefficient
Date Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:22:55 GMT
On Mon, Aug 18, 2014 at 1:15 AM, Bobic, Tamara <Tamara.Bobic@hpi.de> wrote:

> However, I realized that I should be using a special variant of Pearson if
> one of the variables is nominal - Point Biserial correlation coefficient.
>

Doesn't this just work if you build a surrogate for the dichotomous
variable with values 0 and 1?

(I would think that there are generally better options for this like
Kolmogorov-Smirnov tests)

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