Short-tailed distributions and inliers

We consider two families of short-tailed distributions (kurtosis less than 3) and discuss their usefulness in modeling numerous real life data sets. We develop estimation and hypothesis testing procedures which are efficient and robust to short-tailed distributions and inliers.
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A. Akkaya and A. Akkaya, “Short-tailed distributions and inliers,” TEST, vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 282–296, 2008, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: