Zipf’s law from Kolkata Paise Restaurant problem

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  • Bikas K. Chakrabarti
  • Arnab Chatterjee
  • Asim Ghosh
  • Sudip Mukherjee
  • Boaz Tamir

Research units

  • Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics
  • Indian Statistical Institute
  • Tata Consultancy Services
  • Raghunathpur College
  • Barasat Government College
  • Bar-Ilan University
  • The Israel Institute for Advanced Research


The complexity of human interactions in societies have produced a variety of emergent phenomena, which are often characterized by broad distributions of different quantities. One of the consequences of economic growth is urban agglomeration.


Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEconophysics of the Kolkata Restaurant Problem and Related Games
Publication statusPublished - 2017
MoE publication typeA3 Part of a book or another research book

Publication series

NameNew Economic Windows
ISSN (Print)2039-411X
ISSN (Electronic)2039-4128

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