### Corazza, M, Ellero, A and Zorzi, A (2008)

#### What sequences obey Benford's law?

Working Paper n. 185/2008, November 2008, Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Venice.

**ISSN/ISBN:** 1828-6887
**DOI:** Not available at this time.

**Abstract:** We propose a new necessary and sufficient condition to test whether a sequence is Benford (base-b) or not and apply this characterization to some kinds of sequences (re)obtaining some well known results, as the fact that the sequence of powers of 2 is Benford (base-10).

**Bibtex:**

```
@techreport{article,
author = {Corazza, Marco and Ellero, Andrea and Zorzi, Alberto},
year = {2008},
month = {11},
pages = {},
title = {What Sequences obey Benford's Law ?},
institution = {Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Venice},
type = {Working Paper n. 185/2008},
issn = {1828-6887},
}
```

**Reference Type:** Technical Report

**Subject Area(s):** Analysis