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Sectional Committee: Mathematics

Not recommended for publication in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London'. Finds the author 'ill aquainted with what the analysis of variance is, and what it is used for'. Considers publication of the paper to be unfair to students of mathematics. Criticises the author's references to his [Ronald Aylmer Fisher's] work.

[Not published]

Endorsed on verso as received 28 March 1934.

Reference number
RR/51/132
Earliest possible date
March 1934
Physical description
Standardised form (type D) and letter on paper
Page extent
10 pages
Format
Typescript

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Ronald Aylmer Fisher

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Ronald Aylmer Fisher, Second referee's report by Ronald Aylmer Fisher, on a paper 'On the independence of sums of squares in the analysis of variance' by S S Wilks, March 1934, RR/51/132, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_51_132/second-referees-report-by-ronald-aylmer-fisher-on-a-paper-on-the-independence-of-sums-of-squares-in-the-analysis-of-variance-by-s-s-wilks, accessed on 12 April 2024

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