Benford may refer to:
  • Benford's law
    Benford's law
    Benford's law, also called the first-digit law, states that in lists of numbers from many real-life sources of data, the leading digit is distributed in a specific, non-uniform way...

    , which holds that in large sets of data, individual numbers are more likely to start with lower numbers
  • Frank Benford
    Frank Benford
    Frank Albert Benford, Jr., was an American electrical engineer and physicist best known for rediscovering and generalizing Benford's Law, a statistical statement about the occurrence of digits in lists of data.Benford is also known for having devised, in 1937, an instrument for measuring the...

    , the American scientist after whom the law is named
  • Gregory Benford
    Gregory Benford
    Gregory Benford is an American science fiction author and astrophysicist who is on the faculty of the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of California, Irvine...

    , the American science fiction author and astrophysicist
  • Mark Benford, the main character of the TV series FlashForward
    A flashforward is an interjected scene that takes the narrative forward in time from the current point of the story in literature, film, television and other media. Flashforwards are often used to represent events expected, projected, or imagined to occur in the future...

  • Tommy Benford
    Tommy Benford
    Thomas "Tommy" Benford was an African American jazz drummer.Tommy Benford was the younger brother of tuba player Bill Benford. He studied music at the Jenkins Orphanage located in South Carolina. He went on tour with the school band including traveling to England in 1914.In 1920, he was working...

    , the American jazz drummer
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