A mathematical formula to describe human struggles?

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A mathematical formula to describe human struggles?

Scientists have found a way to mathematically explain the severity and timing of human confrontations. This mathematical expression, called a “power law,” can be used to describe universal confrontations, from civil unrest to child–parent conflict and could help make predictions concerning future attacks in a given confrontation. Read more in Scientific Reports.

NF Johnson et al., Scientific Reports, 2013. DOI: 10.1038/srep03463

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Published on: Dec 18, 2013


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