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Sectional Committee [Mathematics]

As Joseph Larmor already knows, Mathews does not think Jackson's papers are likely to be of permanent importance but they do contain some pretty analysis. Discusses a point on which he thinks the other referee, Burnside is a 'little too severe'. Discusses Jackson's formula in relation to Barnes, with reference to his paper 'On Double Gamma Function' in the 'Philosophical Transactions A', 1901. Mathews sees that Larmor has made a note suggesting publication of part of the paper in Proceedings, if the formula would be printed there, this would be a simpler course to take.

[Published in Proceedings of the Royal Society of London A, 1905].

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RR/16/205
Earliest possible date
14 July 1904
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
1 page
Format
Manuscript

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George Ballard Mathews

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George Ballard Mathews, Second referee's report by George Ballard Mathews, on a paper 'The Basic-Gamma-Function and the Elliptic Functions' by Reverend F H Jackson, 14 July 1904, RR/16/205, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_16_205/second-referees-report-by-george-ballard-mathews-on-a-paper-the-basic-gamma-function-and-the-elliptic-functions-by-reverend-f-h-jackson, accessed on 21 April 2024

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