Meaning of KURTOSIS in English


the degree or extent of peakness of distribution or curve.

Note: The kurtosis of a normal distribution is 3, called mesokurtic . Distributions with relatively high peak are leptokurtic and have kurtosis greater than 3. While distributions with relatively low peak are platykurtic and have a kurtosis less than 3.

see normal curve

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