corSample | R Documentation |

Sample correlation (covariance) matrices from a population correlation matrix (see Browne, 1968; Kshirsagar, 1959)

```
corSample(R, n)
```

`R` |
A population correlation matrix. |

`n` |
Sample correlation (covariance) matrices will be generated assuming a sample size of n. |

`cor.sample` |
Sample correlation matrix. |

`cov.sample` |
Sample covariance matrix. |

Niels Waller

Browne, M. (1968). A comparison of factor analytic techniques.
*Psychometrika, 33(3)*, 267-334.

Kshirsagar, A. (1959). Bartlett decomposition and Wishart distribution.
*The Annals of Mathematical Statistics, 30(1)*, 239-241.

```
R <- matrix(c(1, .5, .5, 1), 2, 2)
# generate a sample correlation from pop R with n = 25
out <- corSample(R, n = 25)
out$cor.sample
out$cov.sample
```

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