Essays about: "Zipf’s law"

Found 2 essays containing the words Zipf’s law.

  1. 1. Zipf's Law for Natural Cities Extracted from Location-Based Social Media Data

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för Industriell utveckling, IT och Samhällsbyggnad

    Author : Sirui Wu; [2015]
    Keywords : big data; location-based social media data; Zipf s law; power law; natural cities; ht-index;

    Abstract : Zipf’s law is one of the empirical statistical regularities found within many natural systems, ranging from protein sequences of immune receptors in cells to the intensity of solar flares from the sun. Verifying the universality of Zipf’s law can provide many opportunities for us to further seek the commonalities of phenomena that possess the power law behavior. READ MORE

  2. 2. Location and rank-size distribution of Arts and Entertainment : A study of US Metropolitan Regions

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Nationalekonomi

    Author : Benjamin Ruett; [2010]
    Keywords : Firm location; firm size; economies of scale; Zipf’s law;

    Abstract : This thesis describes and analyzes the location and size distribution of artand entertainment establishments and metropolitan regions in the UnitedStates. The included sectors are sound recording, motion picture and video,book and newspaper publishing as well as the live performing arts. READ MORE