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1970-1979

    1979

  1. H Dahl (1979), Word Frequencies of Spoken American (Verbatim).
    [rank-frequency of spoken words. the top twenty is: I, and, the, to, that, you, it, of, a, know, was, uh, in, but, is, this, me, about, just, don't]

  2. HT Davis, ML Feldstein (1979), "The generalized Pareto law as a model for progressively censored survival data", Biometrika, 66(2):299-306.

  3. PM Morse, FF Leimkuhler (1979), "Exact solution for the Bradford distribution and its use in modeling informational data", Operational Research, 27:187-198.

  4. Kenneth T Rosen (1979), The Size Distribution of Cities: An Examination of the Pareto Law and Primacy (Program in Real Estate and Urban Economics, University of California).

    1978

  5. CJ Brackenridge (1978), "A study of phenotypic arrays derived from seven genetic systems in an Australian population sample", Annals of Human Biology, 5:381-388.

  6. WC Chen (1978), On Zipf's Law (Ph.D Thesis, University of Michigan).

    1977

  7. A Bookstein (1977), "Patterns of scientific productivity and social change: a discussion of Lotka's law and bibliometric symmetry", Journal of the American Society for Information Science, 38:206-210.
    [Lotka's law]

  8. Bertram Brookes (1977), "Theory of the Bradford law", Journal of Documentation, 33:180-209.
    [Bradford law]

  9. DV Hinkley, NS Revankar (1977), "Estimation of the Pareto law from under-reported data: a further analysis", Journal of Econometrics, 5:1-11.
    [Pareto's principle]

  10. AI Jablonskij (1977), "Struktura i dinamika sovremennoj nauki", in Sistemnye issledovanija. Ezegodnik 1976 , ed. DM Gvisiani, pp. 66-90. Moskva: Nauka.

  11. BB Mandelbrot (1977), The Fractal Geometry of Nature (W.H. Freeman and Company).
    [section 38 "scaling and power laws without geometry".]

  12. JK Orlov (1977), "Why, how, and when does the Zipf-Mandelbrot law fail?", in Statistical Methods in Linguistics, pp.5-27 (SMIL).

  13. HA Simon (1977), "On judging the plausibility of theories", in Skew Distributions and the Sizes of Business Firms, eds. Y Ijiri, HA Simon, pp.109-134 (North-Holland).

    1976

  14. D de Solla Price (1976), "A general theory of bibliometric and other cumulative advantage processes", Journal of the American Society of Information Science, 27:292-306.
    [PDF]

  15. S.K. Singh, G.S. Maddala (1976), "A function for size distribution of incomes", in Modeling Income Distributions and Lorenz Curves, Economic Studies in Inequality, Social Exclusion and Well-Being, Volumn 5, pp.27-?

    1975

  16. BM Hill (1975), "A simple general approach to inference about the tail of a distribution", Annals of Statistics, 3:1163-1174.
    [PDF]

  17. BM Hill, M Woodroofe (1975), "Stronger forms of Zipf's law", Journal of the American Statistical Association, 65:1220-1232. 70:212-219.

  18. Y Ijiri, HA Simon (1975), "Some distributions associated with Bose-Einstein statistics", Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 72:1654-1657.

  19. HS Sichel (1975), "On a distribution law for word frequencies", Journal of the American Statistical Association, 70:542-547.

  20. M Woodroofe , BM Hill (1975), "On Zipf's law", Journal of Applied Probability, 12:425-434.

  21. Ronald E Wyllys (1975), "Measuring scientific prose with rank-frequency ('Zipf') curves: a new use for an old phenomenon," Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science, 12:30-31. Washington, DC: American Society for Information Science.

    1974

  22. MJ Hartley, NS Revankar (1974), "On the estimation of Pareto law from under-reported data", Journal of Econometrics, 2:327-341.
    [Pareto's principle]

  23. BM Hill (1974), "The rank frequency form of Zipf's law", Journal of the American Statistical Association, 65:1220-1232. 69:1017-1026.
    [PDF]

  24. Ronald Eugene Wyllys (1974), The Measurement of Jargon Standardization in Scientific Writing Using Rank-Frequency ("Zipf") Curves (Ph.D Thesis, University of Wisconsin)

  25. D Yavuz (1974), "Zipf's law and entropy", IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, 20(5):650.

    1972

  26. T Lwin (1972), "Estimating the tail of the Paretian law", Skandinavisk Aktuarietidskrift, 55:170-178.
    [Pareto's principle]

    1971

  27. S Naranan (1971), "Power law relation in science bibliography - a self-consistent interpretation", Journal of Documentation, 27:93-97.

  28. AP Lagopoulos (1971), "Rank-size and primate distributions in Greece", Ekistics, 32:380-386.

  29. HS Sichel (1971), "On a family of discrete distributions particularly suited to represent long-tailed frequency data", in Proceedings of the Third Symposium on Mathematical Statistics, ed. NF Laubscher, p.51-97 (S.A. CSIR, Pretoria).

    1970

  30. DJ Aigner, AS Goldberger (1970), "Estimation of Pareto's law from grouped observations", Journal of the American Statistical Association, 65:712-723.
    [Pareto's principle]

  31. Bruce M Hill (1970), "Zipf's law and prior distributions for the composition of a population", Journal of the American Statistical Association, 65:1220-1232.

  32. N Krishnaji (1970), "Characterization of the Pareto distribution through a model of underreported incomes", Econometrica, 38(2):251-255.

  33. S Naranan (1970), "Bradford's law of science bibliography - an interpretation", Nature, 227:631-632.
    [Bradford's law]

  34. John B Parr (1970), "Models of city size in an urban system", Papers of the Regional Science Association, 25(1):220.