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Collective Phenomena and Non-Finite State Computation in a Human Social System

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Solid line: distribution of consecutive single-user C (“cooperative”) events in George_W._Bush.

The contrast to the multi-user case is clear, showing that long periods of cooperative editing can not be accounted for by unbroken single-user patters. The distribution is well-modeled by the collective state model, Eq. 8, with distinct functional form and parameter values from the fit for the multi-user case. The fit is preferred to the finite-state nEXP model at ().

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