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JohnsonU(a1, a2, b, g)

JohnsonU equations



The main use of the Johnson unbounded distribution is that it can be made to have any combination of skewness and kurtosis. Thus, it provides a flexible distribution to fit to data by matching these moments. That said, it is an infrequently used distribution in risk analysis.

The distribution name comes from Johnson (1949) who proposed a system for categorizing distributions, in much the same spirit that Pearson did. Johnson's idea was to translate distributions to be a function of a unit Normal distribution, one of the few distributions for which there were good tools available at the time to handle.


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