Derek de Solla Price was a physicist, historian of science, and information scientist, credited as the father of scientometrics and is known for his analysis of the Antikythera mechanism (an ancient Greek analogue computer and astronomical instrument) in 1959 and 1974.
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Multiple discovery is the hypothesis that many discoveries and inventions are made independently, and more or less simultaneously, by multiple people.
The ancient Greek device, the Antikythera mechanism (circa 200 – 100 BC), is generally considered to be the world’s oldest known mechanical analog computer.
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Price’s Law says, “half of the publications come from the square root of all contributors.” However, it is often used to support the idea that, “a few people generate half the results.”
Naturally occurring social systems are systems that naturally arise when societies form, such as politics, economics, mathematics, and language.
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