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Human behavior and the principle of least effort

George Kingsley Zipf

Human behavior and the principle of least effort

an introduction to human ecology. Facsim. of 1949 ed.

by George Kingsley Zipf

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Published by Hafner Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Behavior.

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 573 p.
    Number of Pages573
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14729942M
    LC Control Number65020086

      This study investigated the influence of the principle of least effort (PLE) introduced by Zipf in his work, Human Behavior and the Principle of Least Effort: An Introduction to Human Ecology. The influence of the PLE was measured by examining articles across various disciplines published between and that cited Zipf’s original by: 3. Zipf, G. K. (). Human behavior and the principle of least effort: An introduction to human dge: Addison-Wesley by:

    The principle of least effort is analogous to the path of least resistance. The principle was studied by linguist George Kingsley Zipf, author of this classic treatment of the subject. He theorized that the distribution of word use was due to the tendency to communicate efficiently with least effort and this theory is known as Zipf's Law.   The principle of least effort is analogous to the path of least resistance. The principle was studied by linguist George Kingsley Zipf, author of this classic treatment of the subject. He theorized that the distribution of word use was due to the tendency to communicate efficiently with least effort and this theory is known as Zipf's : George Kingsley Zipf.

      Human behavior and the principle of least effort. An introduction to human ecology (see record ) is the work of a philologist who has surveyed many fields of knowledge in an effort to discover a general principle around which to organize the facts of human behavior. He believes he has found such a principle in the notion of Least by: 2. Book Reviews. Human Behavior and the Principle of Least Effort. George Kingsley Zipf. N. Rashevsky. "Human Behavior and the Principle of Least Effort. George Kingsley Zipf," American Journal of Sociol no. 1 (Jul., ):


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This classic is arranged as follows: Preface 1. The Question of Practical Application. The Question of Natural Science. Introduction and Orientation I.

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