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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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How do I import a SAS layout file correctly in DSS?

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I'm trying to import a SAS layout file into DSS in such a way that I can use it as a lookup table for column names/descriptions. Is it possible to do this within the Data Science Studio?Here is a…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…"
Apr 16
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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
Apr 16
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How do I import a SAS layout file correctly in DSS?

I'm trying to import a SAS layout file into DSS in such a way that I can use it as a lookup table for column names/descriptions. Is it possible to do this within the Data Science Studio?Here is a truncated example of the layout contents:DATE: 07/02/2014 POS RECORD LAYOUT PAGE: 1 Hospital, CATEGORY = "01" (SEE POSITIONS 3-4)SHORT DESCRIPTION LEN START END TYPEProvider Category Subtype Code 2 1 2 VARCHAR2 Description: Identifies the subtype of the provider, within the primary category. Used in…See More
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