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Z Analysis

  1. Paolo Castiglioni

Published Online: 15 JUL 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470011815.b2a12086

Encyclopedia of Biostatistics

Encyclopedia of Biostatistics

How to Cite

Castiglioni, P. 2005. Z Analysis. Encyclopedia of Biostatistics. 8.

Author Information

  1. Centro di Bioingegneria, Milan, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JUL 2005


Z-analysis is a method of measuring the association between two probabilistic events by a statistical link coefficient ranging from −1 for mutually exclusive events to +1 for independent events.


  • association;
  • dependence;
  • coherence between time series