Kurtosis, what's that? A single value to rule them all!?

Being objective about the impulsiveness of noise - is kurtosis useful?Warning: This post is speculative and highly nerdy! We were at the "Effects of noise on aquatic life" conference in July 2019, and one of the topics discussed was an exploration of how we can characterise impulsiveness of sound in an objective way. The silver bullet might be "kurtosis" (Both TNO and JASCO presented good work on this).

The definition from Wikipedia does not help us much in terms of getting feel f

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