Not the First Digit! Using Benford’s Law to Detect Fraudulent Scientific Data
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- Andreas Diekmann, 2007. "Not the First Digit! Using Benford's Law to Detect Fraudulent Scientif ic Data," Journal of Applied Statistics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 34(3), pages 321-329.
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KeywordsBenford; Benford's law; falsification of data; fabrication of data;
- C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
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- NEP-ALL-2005-07-11 (All new papers)
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