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43 Post author: Sniffnoy 28 November 2012 12:05AM

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Comment author: [deleted] 28 November 2012 11:33:00AM *  0 points [-]

So why aren't correlation coefficients commonly expressed as angles instead of as their cosines?

Dunno, I guess hysterical raisins.

I have taken the arccosine of correlation coefficients in my mind occasionally.