The power-law distribution (and you)
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
names that refer to its different aspects and characteristics: power law, long tail, 80/20 rule, the Pareto principle, etc. If the characteristic power law curve emerges as a result, then you know that 20% of your ads bring in 80% of your students ? Another interesting corollary of power law distributions is the so called “long tail” This is the long end of the distribution where the numerous items that have smaller frequencies reside.