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Skewness, kurtosis and kurtosis excess of the Weibull distribution.

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Updated 02 Jan 2016

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This m-file returns the kewness, kurtosis and kurtosis excess of the Weibull distribution with scale (A>0) and shape (B>0) parameters. S, K and E are the size of the output argument.
Weibull distribution is a mainly used for reliability or survival data. Its complementary cumulative distribution function is a stretched exponential function.
Syntax: function [s,k,e] = wblskekur(a,b)

a - scale parameter
b - shape parameter
s - skewness
k - kurtosis
e - kurtosis excess

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Antonio Trujillo-Ortiz (2021). wblskekur (, MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

Comments and Ratings (1)

Ayizula Abulimiti

Hi, it is giving me an error as long as I input the parameters, even with the example you provided saying this:Error: File: wblskekur.m Line: 1 Column: 30
Invalid expression. Check for missing multiplication operator, missing or unbalanced delimiters, or other syntax
error. To construct matrices, use brackets instead of parentheses.

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Created with R2010a
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