Long Tail Distributions


Long Tail Distributions A long tail distribution is one that has very few occurrences of very large events, and very many occurrences of very small events, which gives the graph a "long tail." This "long tail" is generated by a power law relationship, meaning there is a power relationship between the size of an event [...]

Long Tail Distributions 2018-06-23T08:55:41+00:00

Exponents & Power Laws


Exponents & Power Laws The term power law describes a functional relationship between two quantities, where one quantity varies as a power - or exponent - of another.View Source Part of the definition to linear systems is that the relationship between input and output is related in a linear fashion. The ratio of input [...]

Exponents & Power Laws 2018-06-23T08:55:26+00:00