Meaning of KURTOSIS in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ (ˌ)kər-ˈtō-səs ]


Etymology: Greek kyrtōsis convexity, from kyrtos convex — more at curve

Date: 1905

: the peakedness or flatness of the graph of a frequency distribution especially with respect to the concentration of values near the mean as compared with the normal distribution

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.