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Topic: Normal distribution function with skew and kurtosis
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Greg Heath

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Re: Normal distribution function with skew and kurtosis
Posted: Jun 9, 2006 9:44 AM
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Phil Sherrod wrote:
> The probability density function for the normal distribution with mean 'm'
> and standard deviation 's' is:
> 1/(s*sqrt(2*Pi)) * exp(-(X-m)^2 / 2s^2)
> How can this formula be generalized to include skew and kurtosis?

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