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Definition of "leptokurtic" []

  • Said of a distribution if it has positive kurtosis. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "leptokurtic" in a sentence
  • "In reviewing the performance on the model over past election cycles, I noticed that its error in individual districts was somewhat leptokurtic or "fat-tailed"."
  • ""Monte Carlo simulations show good finite-sample performance, less so if distributions are skewed or ­leptokurtic"."
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