[ aw-toh-kawr-uh-ley-shuh n, -kor- ]
/ ˌɔ toʊˌkɔr əˈleɪ ʃən, -ˌkɒr- /
the correlation of an ordered series of observations with the same series displaced by the same number of terms.
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British Dictionary definitions for autocorrelation
/ (ˌɔːtəʊˌkɒrɪˈleɪʃən) /
the condition occurring when successive items in a series are correlated so that their covariance is not zero and they are not independentAlso called: serial correlation
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