Tuesday, February 8 2022
16:00 - 17:00

IMSc Webinar

Universal phenomena at the movie box-office: Power-law decay and log-normal distribution from an agent-based model

Hareesh Nair

BITS Goa and IMSc Chennai

Google Meet link: meet.google.com/ain-ojii-gce

Physical concepts and mathematical tools from statistical physics, provide a framework to model the dynamics of a given system, provided we identify certain dominant features that govern its aggregate behavior. Using agent-based models we explain the trends observed in the time series data of movie performance and other macroscopic trends observed in Box-Office revenue collection data.

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