What is Kurtosis, and the measure of Kurtosis?
In Concepts Skewness & Kurtosis
Apr 27, 2022
Pearson kurtosis does not measure sharpness or flatness at all. You can have very low Pearson kurtosis for an infinitely peaked distribution, and you can have a very high Pearson kurtosis for a perfectly flat-topped distribution. Pearson kurtosis only measures tail weight.