The coefficient of correlation is a fairly general
measure which subsumes other, more primitive relationships.
At the fundamental classification level,
similarities among objects and cladistic relationships
were conceptualized as generic concepts underlying
formation of proximal and hierarchical
structures. Examples of these structures were isolated
from data obtained by replicating Thurstone’s
classical study of nationality preferences and were
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