Logistic distribution

Use the logistic distribution to model data distributions that have longer tails and higher kurtosis than the normal distribution.For example, the logistic distribution is used in growth models and to model binary responses in fields such as biostatistics and economics.

The logistic distribution is a continuous distribution that is defined by its scale and location parameters. The logistic distribution has no shape parameter, which means that the probability density function has only one shape.

The shape of the logistic distribution is similar to that of the normal distribution however; the logistic distribution has longer tails.
Effect of scale parameter

This graph shows the effect of the different values of the scale parameter on the logistic distribution.

Effect of location parameter

This graph shows the effect of the different values of the location parameter on the logistic distribution.

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