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Referee's report by Edmund Taylor Whittaker, on a paper 'On the significance tests for the introduction of new functions to represent measures' by Harold Jeffreys

Reference number: RR/68/91

Date: 1941

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Sectional Committee: Mathematics

Recommended for publication in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London'. The paper continues and completes an earlier paper by the same author, also published in the Proceedings. The author's views are entitled to a hearing.

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 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London']

No received date.

Reference number
RR/68/91
Earliest possible date
1941
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Standardised form (type E)
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 'On the significance tests for the introduction of new functions to represent measures' by Harold Jeffreys, 1941, RR/68/91, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_68_91/referees-report-by-edmund-taylor-whittaker-on-a-paper-on-the-significance-tests-for-the-introduction-of-new-functions-to-represent-measures-by-harold-jeffreys, accessed on 25 February 2024

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