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Summary:
Článek popisuje zajímavý fenomén tzv. Benfordova zákona. Po uvedení základních vlastností uvádí několik příkladů z vybraných statistik a textů. V článku je rovněž uvedeno zjednodušené vysvětlení platnosti zákona s využitím vlastností logaritmů a grafu funkce hustoty pravděpodobnosti náhodné veličiny. Závěr je zaměřen na možnost praktického využití Benfordova zákona.
Summary:
This article refers to the Benford's Law, also known as the first-digit law, which is one of the most mysterious law of nature. The article provides the basic characteristic of the law and a simple, intuitive explanation of why and when the law applies. The last part is focused on using the law in case of suspicion that the data are manipulated.
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