This is Dataplot data file KENDALL.DAT
This data is used to test the Kendall tau and rank correlation
coefficient commands. In particular, the
KENDALL TAU INDEPENDENCE TEST
RANK CORRELATION INDEPENDENCE TEST
Source--Conover (1991), "Practical Nonparameteric Statistics",
Third Edition, Wiley, pp. 315-316 (example 1).
Number of Observations = 12
Number of Variables = 2
Order of Variables--
1. Y1 = GMAT scores of 12 MBA graduates
2. Y2 = corresponding grade point averages while in graduate school
To read this file into Dataplot-
SKIP 25
READ KENDALL.DAT Y1 Y2
Y1 Y2
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530 3.5
540 3.3
545 3.7
560 3.2
560 3.5
560 3.6
570 3.2
580 3.8
610 3.5
610 4.0
640 3.9
740 4.0