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Alfred James Lotka

Alfred James Lotka (March 2, 1880 – December 5, 1949) was a US mathematician, physical chemist, and statistician, famous for his work in population dynamics and energetics. Alfred J. Lotka devised Lotka's Law of Scientific Productivity, one of a variety of special applications of Zipf's law relates to the productivity of scientists in 1926. It describes the frequency of publication by authors in any given field.
Popular Works of Alfred James Lotka includes - The frequency distribution of scientific productivity (1926).