Yule's 'Characteristic' and the 'Index of Diversity'


THERE have recently been two attempts to study the problem of random sampling from a mixed population in which all the constituent groups are not equally abundant.

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WILLIAMS, C. Yule's 'Characteristic' and the 'Index of Diversity'. Nature 157, 482 (1946). https://doi.org/10.1038/157482a0

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