Add-On Script

Nonparametric Correlation

Author: Autumn Laughbaum, Golden Helix, Inc.

This function makes use of the scipy package, specifically the scipy.stats.spearmanr and scipy.stats.kendalltau functions. With one numeric dependent column, the user can perform nonparametric correlation tests on all numeric columns.


Nonparametric Correlation.py

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Recommended Directory Location

Save the script to the following directory:
*..\Application Data\Golden Helix SVS\UserScripts\Spreadsheet\Analysis

Note: The Application Data folder is a hidden folder on many operating systems and its location varies between operating systems. The easiest way to locate this directory on your computer is to open SVS and go to Tools >Open Folder > UserScripts Folder. If saved to the proper folder, this script will be accessible from the Spreadsheet Analysis menu.


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