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Benford's Law : Theory and Applications

Author: Steven J Miller
Publisher: Princeton, NJ, USA : Princeton University Press, 2015.
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Steven J Miller
ISBN: 9780691147611 0691147612
OCLC Number: 1104244371
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (464 pages)
Contents: *Frontmatter, pg. i*Contents, pg. vii*Foreword, pg. xiii*Preface, pg. xvii*Notation, pg. xxiii*Chapter One. A Quick Introduction to Benford's Law, pg. 3*Chapter Two. A Short Introduction to the Mathematical Theory of Benford's Law, pg. 23*Chapter Three. Fourier Analysis and Benford's Law, pg. 68*Chapter Four. Benford's Law Geometry, pg. 109*Chapter Five. Explicit Error Bounds via Total Variation, pg. 119*Chapter Six. Levy Processes and Benford's Law, pg. 135*Chapter Seven. Benford's Law as a Bridge between Statistics and Accounting, pg. 177*Chapter Eight. Detecting Fraud and Errors Using Benford's Law, pg. 191*Chapter Nine. Can Vote Counts' Digits and Benford's Law Diagnose Elections?, pg. 212*Chapter Ten. Complementing Benford's Law for Small N: A Local Bootstrap, pg. 223*Chapter Eleven. Measuring the Quality of European Statistics, pg. 235*Chapter Twelve. Benford's Law and Fraud in Economic Research, pg. 244*Chapter Thirteen. Testing for Strategic Manipulation of Economic and Financial Data, pg. 257*Chapter Fourteen. Psychology and Benford's Law, pg. 267*Chapter Fifteen. Managing Risk in Numbers Games, pg. 276*Chapter Sixteen. Benford's Law in the Natural Sciences, pg. 290*Chapter Seventeen. Generalizing Benford's Law, pg. 304*Chapter Eighteen. PV Modeling of Medical Imaging Systems, pg. 319*Chapter Nineteen. Application of Benford's Law to Images, pg. 338*Chapter Twenty. Exercises, pg. 373*Bibliography, pg. 402*Index, pg. 433
Responsibility: Miller, Steven J.


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"This book will prove to be both a valuable reference and a first source to turn to for whoever is interested in the mathematical genesis and empirical usefulness of Benford's law."--Walter Kramer, Read more...

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