Nature 155(3924), pp. 52-53.
ISSN/ISBN: Not available at this time. DOI: doi:10.1038/155052a0
Abstract: In an earlier note it is shown that the distribution of first digits of the numbers in a table will obey a logarithmic law provided that a certain sum can be replaced by an integral. We shall here discuss this approximation in more detail.
Bibtex:
@article {,
AUTHOR = {W. H. Furry and Henry Hurwitz},
TITLE = {Distribution of numbers and distribution of significant figures},
JOURNAL = {Nature},
YEAR = {1945},
VOLUME = {155},
NUMBER = {},
PAGES = {52--53},
DOI = {doi:10.1038/155052a0},
URL = {http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v155/n3924/index.html},
Reference Type: Journal Article
Subject Area(s): Probability Theory