Skip to content

Please be aware that some material may contain words, descriptions or illustrations which will not reflect current scientific understanding and may be considered in today's context inaccurate, unethical, offensive or distressing.

Description

Sectional Committee: Mathematics

Recommended for publication in Philosophical Transactions. The present paper forms a sequel to Burnside's former memoir on the differential invariants of a surface, which has already been accepted for publication in Philosophical Transactions. It should 'certainly' be printed in full as the author has omitted the more laborious of the calculations and given the results only. Discusses a statement on page one that should be omitted as it might give a reader an incorrect idea of the problem discussed in the paper. Outlines what a true generalization of the author's previous memoir would involve.

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions A, 1904].

Endorsed on verso as received 6 July 1903.

Reference number
RR/16/56
Earliest possible date
July 1903
Physical description
Standardised form (type A) and letter on paper
Page extent
3 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

William Burnside

View page for William Burnside

Use this record

Citation

William Burnside, Referee's report by William Burnside, on a paper 'The differential invariants of space' by Andrew Russell Forsyth, July 1903, RR/16/56, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_16_56/referees-report-by-william-burnside-on-a-paper-the-differential-invariants-of-space-by-andrew-russell-forsyth, accessed on 16 April 2024

Link to this record

Embed this record

<iframe src="https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/embed/items/rr_16_56/referees-report-by-william-burnside-on-a-paper-the-differential-invariants-of-space-by-andrew-russell-forsyth" title="Referee's report by William Burnside, on a paper 'The differential invariants of space' by Andrew Russell Forsyth" allow="fullscreen" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="500px"></iframe>

Related Publications

Related Fellows

Explore the collection

  • Referee Reports

    Date: 1832-1949

    This collection contains reports on scientific papers submitted for publication to the Royal Society. Started in 1832 when the system was formalised, it is a record of the origins of peer review publishing in practice.

    View collection