Reference numberAP/70/13
TitleUnpublished paper, 'The asymmetrical probability curve' by F Y [Francis Ysidro] Edgeworth
CreatorEdgeworth; Francis Ysidro (1845-1926); Anglo-Irish philosopher; political economist
Date18 December 1894
DescriptionThe asymmetrical probability curve is the second approximation — the symmetrical probability curve being the first approximation — to the law of frequency which governs the set of values assumed by a function of numerous independently fluctuating small quantities.

Annotations in ink throughout.

Subject: Mathematics / Statistics

Received 14 June 1894. Read 21 June 1894. Communicated by Sir George Gabriel Stokes.

Whilst the Royal Society declined to publish this paper in full, an abstract of the paper was published in volume 56 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'The asymmetrical probability curve'.

A version of this paper was published by Edgeworth in The London, Edinburgh, and Dublin Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science: Edgeworth, F Y. '.' The London, Edinburgh, and Dublin Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science, volume 41, number 249 (1896), pp. 90-99.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1080/14786449608620818
DOI: 10.1098/rspl.1894.0108
Related records in the catalogueRR/12/96
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8283Stokes; Sir; George Gabriel (1819 - 1903)1819 - 1903
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