Difficulties Detecting Fraud? The Use of Benford’s Law on Regression Tables
The occurrence of scientific fraud damages the credibility of science. An instrument to discover deceit was proposed with Benford’s law, a distribution which describes the probability of significant digits in many empirical observations. If Benford-distributed digits are expected and empirical observations deviate from this law, the difference yields evidence for fraud.
Volume (Year): 231 (2011)
Issue (Month): 5-6 (October)
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