Skewness

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Skewness

Negative skewness means there is a substantial probability of a big negative return. Positive skewness means that there is a greater-than-normal probability of a big positive return.
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The cage is composed of two sections of skewed rotor bars interconnected via an intermediate ring.
In a skewed image, however, even small amounts of rotation can prevent thin columns separators from appearing as vertical white lines, making the approach useless.
The objective of this research is to develop guidelines for designers related to the design of highly skewed bridges.
Deedee Divine's Totally Skewed Guide to Life will entertain general audiences but those who have shared her experiences--having a husband grown children and grandchildren--with laugh loudest and most often.
Abramson discovered many other similarly skewed studies, including those done on antidepressants, other painkillers, allergy medications, cancer treatments, other cardiac procedures, diabetes care, and blood pressure medicine--drugs and procedures that account for hundreds of billions in healthcare spending each year.
Do these skewed market share examples signal a trend to consolidation or simply a group of currently dominant vendors?
The advisory essentially recommends skewed joints should only be considered on lower-volume truck routes that do not have load transfer devices.
It is interesting to observe how naturally the stepped forms and skewed angles blend into the top floor plan while accommodating and expressing pedestrian movement-directional spaces and a lively tower profile at the same time.
The disappearance of the effect by the mill in 1999 also gives some information about the specificity, suggesting no causal relationship between any permanent conditions at the two sites closest to the mill and the skewed sex ratios.
We may never know, because the Census Bureau's poverty statistics are skewed.
a unit of Michael Baker Corporation (NYSE MKT:BKR), and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) its 2012 Engineering Excellence Award for the development of the Analysis and Design of Skewed and Curved Steel Bridges with LRFD Reference Manual.