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What Negative Kurtosis implies

Started this discussion. Last reply by Justin Burruss Apr 16. 1 Reply

Hi...I am new to data science, I have a dataset and when I am computing kurtosis of the Target Variable I am getting the value as -0.94. What I understand is a high kurtosis implies a Heavy tail of…Continue

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Justin Burruss replied to Niana Thomas's discussion What Negative Kurtosis implies
"Some functions will return Kurtosis after subtracting 3, for example the Excel KURT() function, whereas others do not subtract 3 by default. If you're getting negative values, the most likely explanation is you're using a function that…"
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What Negative Kurtosis implies

Hi...I am new to data science, I have a dataset and when I am computing kurtosis of the Target Variable I am getting the value as -0.94. What I understand is a high kurtosis implies a Heavy tail of the data and low kurtosis implies light tail. What I can decide on this negative kurtosis?See More
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What Negative Kurtosis implies

Hi...I am new to data science, I have a dataset and when I am computing kurtosis of the Target Variable I am getting the value as -0.94. What I understand is a high kurtosis implies a Heavy tail of the data and low kurtosis implies light tail. What I can decide on this negative kurtosis?See More
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