leptokurtic


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leptokurtic

(ˌlɛptəʊˈkɜːtɪk)
adj
(Statistics) statistics (of a distribution) having kurtosis B2 greater than 3, more heavily concentrated about the mean than a normal distribution. Compare platykurtic, mesokurtic
[C20: from lepto- + Greek kurtos arched, bulging + -ic]
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Judging from the fact that the kurtosis of all the variables in the series is greater than 3, we conclude that all the variables are leptokurtic in nature in line with the position of theory.
Mostly the values in the Table 1 are indicating the leptokurtic behavior that is greater than 3 with the maximum value of 439.
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