2 posts tagged with math by stbalbach.
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Corporate fraud / Benford's law

One way to measure corporate fraud is look at reported numbers and see if they follow Benford's law - number sets that are manipulated usually deviate from Benford's law. A recent analysis of all public companies over the past 50 years has shown a steady upward deviation, strongly suggesting there is more corporate fraud now than ever before (peaked in 2008). [more inside]
posted by stbalbach on Oct 13, 2011 - 41 comments

The so-called Golden Ratio

A good article on the so-called Golden Ratio.
posted by stbalbach on Jun 13, 2004 - 19 comments

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