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Referee's report by Micaiah John Muller Hill, on a paper 'Contributions to the theory of simultaneous partial differential equations' by Alfred Cardew Dixon

Reference number: RR/14/33

Date: January 1899

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Not recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Has found what appears to be a serious error in some of the calculations. Gives detailed criticism. Finds fault with the author's work on bi-differential equations, but admits he may have just misinterpreted what the author has written, for which he apologises.

Subject: Mathematics

[Not published]

Endorsed on verso as received 3 January 1899.

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RR/14/33
Earliest possible date
January 1899
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Letter on paper
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17 pages
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Manuscript

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Micaiah John Muller Hill

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Micaiah John Muller Hill, Referee's report by Micaiah John Muller Hill, on a paper 'Contributions to the theory of simultaneous partial differential equations' by Alfred Cardew Dixon, January 1899, RR/14/33, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_14_33/referees-report-by-micaiah-john-muller-hill-on-a-paper-contributions-to-the-theory-of-simultaneous-partial-differential-equations-by-alfred-cardew-dixon, accessed on 29 May 2024

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