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Citations to articles citing Benford's law: a Benford analysis

@article{Mir2016CitationsTA,
  title={Citations to articles citing Benford's law: a Benford analysis},
  author={T. Mir},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2016},
  volume={abs/1602.01205}
}
  • T. Mir
  • Published 2016
  • Computer Science, Physics
  • ArXiv
The occurrence of first significant digits of numbers in large data is often governed by a logarithmically decreasing distribution called Benford's law (BL), reported first by S. Newcomb (SN) and many decades later independently by F. Benford (FB). Due to its counter-intuitiveness the law was ignored for decades as a mere curious observation. However, an indication of its remarkable resurgence is the huge swell in the number of citations received by the papers of SN/FB. The law has come a long… Expand
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