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Note: the largest public bibliography of references on Zipf’s law for word frequencies is available here. Here we only offer a selection of references on Zipf’s law on animal behavior and organic chemistry.


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2021

Caetano-Anollés, Gustavo

The compressed vocabulary of microbial life Journal Article

In: Frontiers in Microbiology, vol. 12, pp. 1273, 2021, ISSN: 1664-302X.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Herdan's law, Menzerath-Altmann law, Zipf's law for word frequencies, Zipf's law of abbreviation

2017

Nasir, Arshan; Kim, Kyung Mo; Caetano-Anollés, Gustavo

Phylogenetic Tracings of Proteome Size Support the Gradual Accretion of Protein Structural Domains and the Early Origin of Viruses from Primordial Cells Journal Article

In: Frontiers in Microbiology, vol. 8, pp. 1178, 2017, ISSN: 1664-302X.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Herdan's law