NonParRolCor: a Non-Parametric Statistical Significance Test for Rolling Window Correlation

Estimates and plots (as a single plot and as a heat map) the rolling window correlation coefficients between two time series and computes their statistical significance, which is carried out through a non-parametric computing-intensive method. This method addresses the effects due to the multiple testing (inflation of the Type I error) when the statistical significance is estimated for the rolling window correlation coefficients. The method is based on Monte Carlo simulations by permuting one of the variables (e.g., the dependent) under analysis and keeping fixed the other variable (e.g., the independent). We improve the computational efficiency of this method to reduce the computation time through parallel computing. The 'NonParRolCor' package also provides examples with synthetic and real-life environmental time series to exemplify its use. Methods derived from R. Telford (2013) <> and J.M. Polanco-Martinez and J.L. Lopez-Martinez (2021) <doi:10.1016/j.ecoinf.2021.101379>.

Version: 0.8.0
Depends: R (≥ 3.5.0), gtools, pracma, colorspace, doParallel
Imports: foreach, scales
Published: 2022-10-30
DOI: 10.32614/CRAN.package.NonParRolCor
Author: Josue M. Polanco-Martinez ORCID iD [aut, cph, cre], Jose L. Lopez-Martinez ORCID iD [ctb]
Maintainer: Josue M. Polanco-Martinez <josue.m.polanco at>
License: GPL-2 | GPL-3 [expanded from: GPL (≥ 2)]
NeedsCompilation: no
CRAN checks: NonParRolCor results


Reference manual: NonParRolCor.pdf


Package source: NonParRolCor_0.8.0.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): NonParRolCor_0.8.0.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): NonParRolCor_0.8.0.tgz, r-release (x86_64): NonParRolCor_0.8.0.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): NonParRolCor_0.8.0.tgz
Old sources: NonParRolCor archive


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