Nathaniel makes Long Tail


#1

So I admit, I’m behind the curve; I just noticed that
Nathaniel’s RubyConf’05 presentation made the sidebar of

http://longtail.typepad.com/the_long_tail/


#2

You know, taken out of context, people might interpret that subject
line in an unflattering way. :wink:


#3

Context

A. Feldmann and W. Whitt. Fitting mixtures of exponentials to long­tail
distributions to analyze network performance models. Performance
Evaluation,

31:245–279, 1998.

Follows discovery that stock market behavior is “longtailed” not normal.