The Zipf Mystery

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RELATED LINKS AND SOURCES BELOW!

http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce
http://www.instagram.com/electricpants

WordCount.org http://www.wordcount.org/

How many days have you been alive? http://www.beatcanvas.com/daysalive.asp

random letter generator: http://www.dave-reed.com/Nifty/randSeq.html

Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows: https://www.youtube.com/user/obscuresorrows

Word frequency resources:

[lemmatized] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Most_common_words_in_English
http://www.uow.edu.au/~dlee/corpora.htm
http://www.wordfrequency.info
http://www.anc.org/data/anc-second-release/frequency-data/
http://www.titania.bham.ac.uk/docs/
http://www.kilgarriff.co.uk/bnc-readme.html#raw
https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Wiktionary:Frequency_lists
http://ucrel.lancs.ac.uk/bncfreq/
[PDF] http://www.wordfrequency.info/files/entries.pdf
[combined Wikipedia and Gutenberg] http://www.monlp.com/2012/04/16/calculating-word-and-n-gram-statistics-from-a-wikipedia-corpora/
http://corpus.byu.edu/coca/files/100k_samples.txt
http://corpus.byu.edu/
http://corpus.leeds.ac.uk/list.html
https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=ja1_AAAAQBAJ&dq=word+frequency+coca&lr=
http://www.ling.helsinki.fi/kit/2009s/clt231/NLTK/book/ch01-LanguageProcessingAndPython.html

Great Zipf's law papers:

http://colala.bcs.rochester.edu/papers/piantadosi2014zipfs.pdf
http://www.ling.upenn.edu/~ycharles/sign708.pdf
http://arxiv.org/pdf/cond-mat/0412004.pdf
http://www-personal.umich.edu/~mejn/courses/2006/cmplxsys899/powerlaws.pdf

Zipf’s law articles and discussions:

http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2002/04/seeing-around-corners/302471/
http://io9.com/the-mysterious-law-that-governs-the-size-of-your-city-1479244159?utm_expid=66866090-48.Ej9760cOTJCPS_Bq4mjoww.0
https://plus.maths.org/content/os/latestnews/may-aug08/food/index
http://judson.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/05/19/math-and-the-city/?em
https://plus.maths.org/content/mystery-zipf?src=aop
http://www.datasciencecentral.com/profiles/blogs/why-zipf-s-law-explains-so-many-big-data-and-physics-phenomenons
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zipf%27s_law
https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=f8GrzlnMSm8C&pg=PA62&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q&f=false
http://arxiv.org/pdf/0802.4393v1.pdf
http://www.pnas.org/content/108/9/3526.full
http://lewisdartnell.com/language_page.htm
http://wugology.com/zipfs-law/

other Zipf’s law PDFs

http://ftp.iza.org/dp3928.pdf
http://arxiv.org/pdf/1402.2965.pdf
http://arxiv.org/pdf/1104.3199.pdf
http://www.lel.ed.ac.uk/~jim/zipfjrh.pdf
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2834740/#pone.0009411-Mandelbrot1
http://polymer.bu.edu/hes/articles/pgs02a.pdf
in untranslated language: http://arxiv.org/pdf/0808.2904.pdf
http://pages.stern.nyu.edu/~xgabaix/papers/zipf.pdf
http://www.hpl.hp.com/research/idl/papers/ranking/ranking.html
http://statweb.stanford.edu/~owen/courses/306a/ZipfAndGutenberg.pdf
http://arxiv.org/pdf/1310.0448v3.pdf
http://www.kornai.com/Papers/glotto5.pdf

Zipf’s law slides:

http://www.slideshare.net/guest9fc47a/nlp-new-words

Pareto Principle and related ‘laws’:

http://www.squawkpoint.com/2013/03/pareto-principle/
http://billyshall.com/blog/post/paretos-principle
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pareto_principle

Random typing and Zipf:

http://www.longtail.com/the_long_tail/2006/09/is_zipfs_law_ju.html

health 80/20: http://archive.ahrq.gov/research/findings/factsheets/costs/expriach/expriach1.html

Principle of least effort:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Principle_of_least_effort
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Satisficing
http://www.pnas.org/content/100/3/788.full.pdf [PDF]
http://csiss.org/classics/content/99

self organized criticality:

http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fnsys.2014.00166/full

Hapax Legomenon:

http://campus.albion.edu/english/2011/02/15/hapax-legomenon/
http://www.dailywritingtips.com/is-that-a-hapax-legomenon/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hapax_legomenon
[PDF] http://www.aclweb.org/anthology/J10-4003
http://www.wired.com/2012/01/hapax-legomena-and-zipfs-law/
http://oed.hertford.ox.ac.uk/main/content/view/402/450/index.html#_ftn1
http://oed.hertford.ox.ac.uk/main/content/view/36/166/index.html

Learning curve: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Learning_curve

Forgetting curve:
http://www.trainingindustry.com/wiki/entries/forgetting-curve.aspx
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forgetting_curve

Experience curve effects: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Experience_curve_effects

Forgetting

and zipf's law:...