[Scipy-tickets] [SciPy] #1425: kurtosistest requires at least 4 observations

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#1425: kurtosistest requires at least 4 observations
 Reporter:  bsouthey     |       Owner:  somebody   
     Type:  defect       |      Status:  needs_work 
 Priority:  normal       |   Milestone:  Unscheduled
Component:  scipy.stats  |     Version:  devel      
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Comment(by josefpktd):

 False alarm about **2

 It looks like there is no bug in scipy.stats, but it's in R package

 I overlooked the squareroot in the original paper in my fast skimming.

 see also

 and in the references on the wikipedia page (which gives an overview also
 of the other normality tests)
 D’Agostino, Ralph B.; Albert Belanger; Ralph B. D’Agostino, Jr (1990)

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