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A survey on sequences and distribution functions satisfying the first-digit-law. (English) Zbl 1156.60302
Summary: This paper provides a broad overview of both distribution function and sequences following the Newcomb-Benford Law. For the so-called Benford-sequences strict mathematical proofs are given, which enable the reader to find close connections to other datasets and empirical problems.

MSC:
60E05 Probability distributions: general theory
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APPL
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