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    A bi-logistic growth model for conference registration with an early bird deadline

    Fenner, Trevor and Levene, Mark and Loizou, George (2013) A bi-logistic growth model for conference registration with an early bird deadline. Central European Journal of Physics 11 (7), pp. 904-909. ISSN 1895-1082.

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    Abstract

    The recent interest in human dynamics has led researchers to investigate the processes that explain human behaviour within different contexts. Here we are concerned in modelling the human response to a deadline, and in particular we look at the process of conference registration with an early bird deadline. We provide empirical evidence from a six-year conference registration data set that the bi-logistic growth function, with the interpretation as registration with an early bird deadline, can be viewed as a social mechanism.

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    Item Type: Article
    Additional Information: The final publication is available at Springer via http://dx.doi.org/10.2478/s11534-013-0275-4
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): data analysis, human dynamics, social mechanism, bi-logistic growth function
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Science > School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences
    Research Centres and Institutes: Birkbeck Knowledge Lab
    Depositing User: Professor Mark Levene
    Date Deposited: 29 May 2014 12:48
    Last Modified: 09 Aug 2023 12:35
    URI: https://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/9824

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