[SciPy-user] skew Gaussian distribution

David Goldsmith David.L.Goldsmith@noaa....
Thu Aug 23 12:33:35 CDT 2007


Sorry, please ignore, should have google-d first.  :-[

DG

David Goldsmith wrote:
> Please educate me: what are a "skew" and "kurtotid" Gaussians?  (What I 
> learned: Gaussians are - by definition - devoid of any 
> higher-than-second moments; wouldn't (shouldn't) a "Gaussian" with 
> higher-than-second moments be called something else entirely?)
>
> DG
>
> Gary Pajer wrote:
>   
>> Do any of the distributions in scipy.stats make a skew Gaussian? 
>> Ditto,  a Gaussian with kurtosis?
>>
>> thanks,
>> -gary
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