Modeling the changing popularity of names
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The popularity of Norwegian first names 1880-2000 can be studied thanks to official Norwegian statistics. The most common curve shows a fast rise and slow fall, which can be approximated by a mathematical gamma function. The curve presumably reflects the parents' changing enthusiasm for at particular name.
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Subject classification (UKÄ) – MANDATORY
|Publication status||Published - 2005|