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Table 1 Comparison of Pearson coefficients (bottom left, correlation of values) and Spearman coefficient (top right, correlation of ranks) between all measures

From: Multiplex flows in citation networks

Pearson ρ Spearman r s h-index ascending flow -degree 1-degree 2-degree 5-degree 10-degree 20-degree 1-flow 2-flow 5-flow 10-flow 20-flow
h-index - 0.821 0.765 0.958 0.954 0.849 0.770 0.765 0.776 0.809 0.807 0.807 0.807
Ascending flow 0.546 - 0.758 0.858 0.807 0.764 0.759 0.758 0.961 0.990 0.991 0.991 0.991
-degree 0.476 0.267 - 0.715 0.809 0.947 1.000 1.000 0.654 0.710 0.714 0.714 0.714
1-degree 0.768 0.648 0.265 - 0.920 0.794 0.719 0.715 0.856 0.863 0.860 0.860 0.860
2-degree 0.850 0.670 0.375 0.766 - 0.908 0.815 0.809 0.725 0.776 0.775 0.775 0.775
5-degree 0.626 0.347 0.856 0.367 0.546 - 0.952 0.947 0.657 0.714 0.716 0.716 0.716
10-degree 0.483 0.270 0.999 0.268 0.381 0.865 - 1.000 0.654 0.710 0.714 0.714 0.714
20-degree 0.476 0.267 1.000 0.265 0.375 0.856 0.999 - 0.654 0.710 0.714 0.714 0.714
1-flow 0.637 0.694 0.330 0.904 0.638 0.367 0.332 0.330 - 0.987 0.985 0.985 0.985
2-flow 0.664 0.814 0.337 0.892 0.712 0.390 0.339 0.337 0.969 - 1.000 1.000 1.000
5-flow 0.656 0.823 0.341 0.879 0.704 0.392 0.344 0.341 0.964 0.999 - 1.000 1.000
10-flow 0.656 0.823 0.341 0.879 0.704 0.392 0.344 0.341 0.964 0.999 1.000 - 1.000
20-flow 0.656 0.823 0.341 0.879 0.704 0.392 0.344 0.341 0.964 0.999 1.000 1.000 -