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1920-1929

    1929

  1. George Kingsley Zipf (1929), "Relative frequency as a determinant of phonetic change", Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, 15:1-95.

    1928

  2. EU Condon (1928), "Statistics of vocabulary", Science, 67:300-?.

    1926

  3. AJ Lotka (1926), "The frequency distribution of scientific productivity", Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, 16(12):317-323.

    1925

  4. GU Yule (1925), "A mathematical theory of evolution based on the conclusions of Dr. J.C. Willis, F.R.S. ", Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London (Series B), 213:21-87.
    [Yule's distribution]

  5. AJ Lotka (1925), Elements of Physical Biology (Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore).

    [Zipf's thought about Zipf's law around this time]

    1922

  6. FR Macaulay (1922), "Pareto's law and the general problem of mathematical describing the frequency of distribution of income", in Income in the United States: Its Amount and Distribution: 1909-1919 , ed. WC Mitchell (National Bureau of Economic Research, New York).
    [Pareto's principle]

  7. C.F.A. Pantin (1922), "Statistical studies of evolution" (letters to editor), Nature, 109:273-374
    [abstract]

  8. JC Willis (1922), Age and area (Cambridge University Press, 1922).

  9. JC Willis, GU Yule (1922), "Some statistics of evolution and geographical distribution in plants and animals, and their significance", Nature, 109:177-179.
    [ abstract]

  10. JC Willis, GU Yule (1922), "Statistical studies of evolution" (letters to editor), Nature, 109:274
    [abstract]