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Referee's report by Archibald Smith, on a paper 'On the theory of local probability, applied to straight lines drawn at random in a plane; the methods used being also extended to the proof of certain new theorems in the integral calculus' by Morgan William Crofton

Reference number: RR/6/88

Date: 30 March 1868

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Recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Suggests the intoduction should contain more detail of the history of the subject.

Subject: Mathematics

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society]

Reference number
RR/6/88
Earliest possible date
30 March 1868
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Archibald Smith

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Archibald Smith, Referee's report by Archibald Smith, on a paper 'On the theory of local probability, applied to straight lines drawn at random in a plane; the methods used being also extended to the proof of certain new theorems in the integral calculus' by Morgan William Crofton, 30 March 1868, RR/6/88, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_6_88/referees-report-by-archibald-smith-on-a-paper-on-the-theory-of-local-probability-applied-to-straight-lines-drawn-at-random-in-a-plane-the-methods-used-being-also-extended-to-the-proof-of-certain-new-theorems-in-the-integral-calculus-by-morgan-william-crofton, accessed on 01 March 2024

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