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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).

@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