Survival Distributions Satisfying Benford's Law

  title={Survival Distributions Satisfying Benford's Law},
  author={L. Leemis and B. Schmeiser and Diane L. Evans},
  journal={The American Statistician},
  pages={236 - 241}
Abstract Hill stated that “An interesting open problem is to determine which common distributions (or mixtures thereof) satisfy Benford's law …”. This article quantifies compliance with Benford's law for several popular survival distributions. The traditional analysis of Benford's law considers its applicability to datasets. This article switches the emphasis to probability distributions that obey Benford's law. 
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