## 42 Citations

### A rational analysis of the approximate number system

- PsychologyPsychonomic Bulletin & Review
- 2016

It is well-known in numerical cognition that higher numbers are represented with less absolute fidelity than lower numbers, often formalized as a logarithmic mapping. Previous derivations of this…

### A rational analysis of the approximate number system

- PsychologyPsychonomic bulletin & review
- 2016

This paper shows that a logarithmic number line is the one which minimizes the error between input and representation relative to the probability that subjects would need to represent each number.

### Preferred numbers and the distributions of trade sizes and trading volumes in the Chinese stock market

- Economics
- 2009

The distributions of trade sizes and trading volumes are investigated based on the limit order book data of 22 liquid Chinese stocks listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange in the whole year 2003. We…

### Methods of Semantic Drift Reduction in Large Similarity Networks

- Computer Science
- 2011

It has been demonstrated that, using a blend of the proposed approaches, it is possible to automatically detect, and to a large extent eliminate, the semantic drift in the network of links between the language editions of Wikipedia.

### First Digit Distribution of Hadron Full Width

- Physics
- 2010

A phenomenological law, called Benford's law, states that the occurrence of the first digit, i.e., $1,2,...,9$, of numbers from many real world sources is not uniformly distributed, but instead…

### Benford's Law and why the integers are not what we think they are: A critical numeracy of Benford's law

- Mathematics
- 2013

When we examine numbers in the newspaper or magazines we might expect that their first digits are just as likely to be 8 or 9 as a 1 or a 2 and we might assume that each of the nine digits (zero is…

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