[R] Kendall tau a, b, or c

Marc Schwartz m@rc_@chw@rtz @end|ng |rom me@com
Thu Jun 14 23:06:38 CEST 2018

> On Jun 14, 2018, at 4:04 PM, JEFFERY REICHMAN <reichmanj using sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> r-help Forum
> Is there a function to calculate either Kendall tau a, b, or c.  It appears the Kendall library only calculates tau b.  Just wanted to check before writing a function to calculate the concordant and discordant pairs. Then its pretty easy.
> jeff

Hi Jeff,

Take a look at my Github Gist here:


I have b and c (among other measures), and supporting functions to calculate concordant and discordant pairs.


Marc Schwartz

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