sketch demonstrating kurtosis

PLATYKURTIC left; LEPTOKURTIC right

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This sketch (with text) was published by William Sealy Gosset, the “Student” who invented the Student’s t-test. It was a footnote on page 160 in this paper:
Student, 1927. “Errors of Routine Analysis”, Biometrika 19 (1/2), 151-164.

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