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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Based on scientific studies on skewed patterns there were at least 78 NAs where unusual patterns indicated rigging.
"Online consumer ratings of health care providers are highly left skewed, fall within narrow ranges, and differ by specialty, which precludes meaningful interpretation by health care consumers," the authors write.
Our goal is to extract the skewed source signal which has the maximal absolute value of skewness from the M accessible mixtures.
Reality shows skewed toward females, younger searchers (18-34) and lower income (less than $50k).
The cage is composed of two sections of skewed rotor bars interconnected via an intermediate ring.
However, the number of frequent itemsets generated from each block can be heavily skewed, that is, while one block may contribute many frequent itemsets, another may have very few, implying that the processor responsible for the latter block is idle most of the time.
The news report is totally skewed and spiteful in the light of a COA press information office statement that there is no COA report yet, Rico Quicho said.
If the input image is skewed, the algorithm will most likely end up connecting lines or joining different columns of text.
Figures indicate that the ECB's stimulus is skewed, and some banks are benefiting more from it.
Avoiding Skewed Entrepreneurial Strategies includes six core subjects: Growth; Budgeting; Pricing; Sales and Self-evaluation; Compensation; and Transition Planning.
Studies related to the design and analysis of curved and skewed steel bridges have focused on modeling and design for static and pseudo-static loads [1-4], and only a few investigations have looked at seismic behavior [5].