Commit ed951c23 authored by Cecconi Baptiste's avatar Cecconi Baptiste
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add content for stat.kurtosis

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Discussion:
The statistical moments (except for the mean value) don't have the same units as the observed quantity, and thus those are another quantity extracted from the data. We propose to set the prefix to P.
New Term: statistical kurtosis
New Term: stat.kurtosis
Action: Addition
Label: stat.kurtosis
Description:
Prefix: P
Description: Statistical kurtosis, fourth moment of normalised data distribution function
Rationale:
This term was proposed actually by Veronique Delouille after FITS Keyword evaluation for solar datasets.
Would complete the stat properties within the UCD tree.
Would be useful for other data as well.
Discussion:
Skewness is related to the asymetry of the distribution, and the kurtosis help to identify outliers.
New Term: statistical Median Absolute Deviation
Action: Addition
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