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Sectional Committee: Mathematics

Not recommended for publication in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London'. Has been sent the manuscipt along with two referee's reports, one favourable, one unfavourable. Agrees with the unfavourable report, especially regarding the sarcastic comments. Suggests the authors be furnished with a copy of the unfavourable report, and given the chance 'to either consider vindicating themselves or reconsidering their communication'. Refers to work of Andrey Nikolaevich Kolmogorov.

[Not published]

Endorsed on verso as received 30 December 1935.

Reference number
RR/56/55
Earliest possible date
December 1935
Physical description
Standardised form (type D)
Page extent
2 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Edmund Taylor Whittaker

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Edmund Taylor Whittaker, Referee's report by Edmund Taylor Whittaker, on a paper 'Sufficient statistics and uniformly most powerful tests of statistical hypotheses' by J Neyman and Egon Sharpe Pearson, December 1935, RR/56/55, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_56_55/referees-report-by-edmund-taylor-whittaker-on-a-paper-sufficient-statistics-and-uniformly-most-powerful-tests-of-statistical-hypotheses-by-j-neyman-and-egon-sharpe-pearson, accessed on 23 May 2024

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