P2_13 Dominoes and Self-Organised Criticality

Iain Weaver, Alex Buccheri, Michael Gorley, Jasdeep Anand


This article presents a very simple model of self-organised criticality using a 1 dimensional system of dominoes. It is found that when the likelihood of a domino falling is small, a power law exists between number of dominoes which fall in each event, and the frequency with which it occurs. This is determined to be of the form y=x-1.88.

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