is a SVM invariant to Skewness and Kurtosis?
I have data that is highly positively skewed, and I want to train a SVM (LibSVM) Classifier on the data with 3 classes... my question is, does skewness and/or curtosis affect performance of a SVM classifier? or is it invariant to those statistic measurements? or should I rather use a log transform for e.g skewed columns?
and which other classifiers are invariant of statistical measures, and which ones does affect them?