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It's distributions all the way down!: Second order changes in statistical distributions also occur

  • Mark T. Keane (a1) and Aaron Gerow (a2)


The textual, big-data literature misses Bentley et al.’s message on distributions; it largely examines the first-order effects of how a single, signature distribution can predict population behaviour, neglecting second-order effects involving distributional shifts, either between signature distributions or within a given signature distribution. Indeed, Bentley et al. themselves under-emphasise the potential richness of the latter, within-distribution effects.



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