• Corpus ID: 197506484

Maximal nonsymmetric entropy leads naturally to Zipf's law

@article{Liu2006MaximalNE,
  title={Maximal nonsymmetric entropy leads naturally to Zipf's law},
  author={Chengshi Liu},
  journal={arXiv: Disordered Systems and Neural Networks},
  year={2006}
}
  • Chengshi Liu
  • Published 14 September 2006
  • Computer Science, Physics
  • arXiv: Disordered Systems and Neural Networks
As the most fundamental empirical law, Zipf's law has been studied from many aspects. But its meaning is still an open problem. Some models have been constructed to explain Zipf's law. In the letter, a new concept named nonsymmetric entropy was introduced, maximizing nonsymmetric entropy leads naturally to Zipf's law. 

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