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Referee's report by Alexander Craig Aitken, on a paper 'On invariant theory under restricted groups' by D E Littlewood

Reference number: RR/68/390

Date: 12 October 1943

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Sectional Committee: Mathematics

Recommended for publication in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society. The paper conclused the author's work on the subject. Refers to work of A Young. The work has 'high competence, but not brilliance'. Finds difficulty with the method.

Contains extra question - 'Is there any information contained in the paper which likely to be of value to the enemy?' Referee replies no.

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society]

No received date.

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RR/68/390
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12 October 1943
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Standardised form (type E)
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2 pages
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Manuscript

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Alexander Craig Aitken

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Alexander Craig Aitken, Referee's report by Alexander Craig Aitken, on a paper 'On invariant theory under restricted groups' by D E Littlewood, 12 October 1943, RR/68/390, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_68_390/referees-report-by-alexander-craig-aitken-on-a-paper-on-invariant-theory-under-restricted-groups-by-d-e-littlewood, accessed on 29 February 2024

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