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Zipf’s Law from Kolkata Paise Restaurant Problem

  • Bikas K. ChakrabartiEmail author
  • Arnab Chatterjee
  • Asim Ghosh
  • Sudip Mukherjee
  • Boaz Tamir
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Part of the New Economic Windows book series (NEW)

Abstract

The complexity of human interactions in societies have produced a variety of emergent phenomena, which are often characterized by broad distributions of different quantities. One of the consequences of economic growth is urban agglomeration.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bikas K. Chakrabarti
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Arnab Chatterjee
    • 1
    • 3
  • Asim Ghosh
    • 4
    • 5
  • Sudip Mukherjee
    • 6
    • 1
  • Boaz Tamir
    • 7
    • 8
  1. 1.Condensed Matter Physics DivisionSaha Institute of Nuclear PhysicsKolkataIndia
  2. 2.Economic Research UnitIndian Statistical InstituteKolkataIndia
  3. 3.TCS Innovation LabsDelhiIndia
  4. 4.Department of Computer ScienceAalto University School of ScienceEspooFinland
  5. 5.Raghunathpur CollegePuruliaIndia
  6. 6.Department of PhysicsBarasat Government CollegeKolkataIndia
  7. 7.Department of Science Technology and Society, Faculty of Interdisciplinary StudiesBar-Ilan UniversityRamat-GanIsrael
  8. 8.Iyar, The Israeli Institute for Advanced ResearchZikhron YaakovIsrael

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