fat tail


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fat tail

n
a tail on a probability distribution that indicates a high level of risk
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There are 27 sheep breeds in Pakistan which are classified in to two major groups such as thin tail sheep fat tail sheep.
The risks created by the SNB's decision -- as transmitted through the financial system -- have a fat tail.
flipped the tent over and there sat the culprit--a small, brown scorpion with a fat tail full of venom.
Almost all Iranian sheep breeds have large fat tails Fat tail and other adipose depots; negatively affect the sale of sheep by sheep industries in some country like Iran.
The fat tail of Cetus is marked by 2nd-magnitude Beta ([beta]) Ceti, also called Diphda or Deneb Kaitos.
The fat tail of the climate sensitivity distribution has been an effective vehicle for bringing attention to the issue of extreme warming.
While black swan events are a subset of rare or "fat tail" events, not all fat tail events can be considered black swans.
But a handful of extreme events can cause the curve to splay out in what is known as a long or fat tail (red).
Fat tail was removed after chilling and weighed for each animal.
In essence, the value chain, from primary supply, to value adding to consumption, resembles a very large dog where a very fat tail is wagging the entire rest of the body.
50) These estimates understate the fat tail on the high-risk side of the distribution, however, because they do not account for higher-than-expected climate sensitivity; extreme weather events, including heat waves, heavy precipitation, severe storms, and so on; indirect effects of climate change on air quality, pests, and disease; sea-level rise, which would particularly affect rice production; and reductions in grain quality.
It should be noted that Gumbel distribution is typical for distributions with standard tails, such as normal, log-normal and gamma distributions, whereas Frechet distribution is typical characteristic for fat tail distributions, and Weibull distribution is used for distributions without tails, determined on a limited range.