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Correlation/distance between sparse vectors

I am looking for a metric for comparing gene count tables. These are long columns of data (a few millions genes by a few dozen samples), with all non-negative entries, about 90% of which are zeros. ...
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Ranking metrics: weighted and different

I have 2 ranking lists and I want to see how similar are they between them. setA = {10,9,8 ,7 ,6,5,4,3,2,1} setB = {4,5,12,14,9,8,7,6,2,1} There are the following constraints: 1. High number (or if ...
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What statistical method should i use to find Correlation between number of days and AmountEarned

I am new to Data Science and I have a python data frame with Number of days, CountofJobs, and AmountEarned what statistical method should I use to find a correlation between Days and AmountEarned. <...
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When should mutual information be used for feature selection over other feature selection methods like correlation, ANOVA , etc?

I have a data set with categorical and continuous/ordinal explanatory variables and continuous target variable. I tried to filter features using one-way ANOVA for categorical variables and using ...
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Slightly different results between scipy.stats.spearmanr and manual calculation

I have the following dataset. When I calculate the Spearman correlation coefficient with scipy.stats.spearmanr, it returns 0.718182. ...
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Pearson vs Spearman vs Kendall

What are the characteristics of the three correlation coefficients and what are the comparisons of each of them/assumptions? Can somebody kindly take me through the concepts?