Reference numberEC/1911/16
Previous numbersCert XIII, 16; A06025
TitleRichmond, Herbert William: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationFellow and Mathematical Lecturer of King's College, Cambridge. University Lecturer in Mathematics, Cambridge. Distinguished for his knowledge of Geometry, and his contribution to its advance, contained in many memoirs including the following : 'A Symmetrical System of Equations of the Lines of a Cubic Surface with a Double Point' (Quart Journ of Math, 1889); 'On Cusped Plane Quartic Curves' (ibid, 1893); 'On Pascal's Hexagram' (Camb Phil Soc Trans, 1894); 'The Invariants of a Binary Sextic' (Quart Journ of Math, 1899); 'Six Points in Four Dimensions' (ibid, 1900, and Math Ann, 1900); 'The Condition Five Lines in Four Dimensions should lie on a Quadric' (Camb Phil Soc Proc, 1900); 'Minimal Surfaces' (Camb Phil Soc Trans, 1900); 'On the Simplest Algebraic Minimal Curves' (ibid, 1900); 'Ueber Minimalflachen' (Math Ann, 1901); 'On Points on a Curve in Space of many Dimensions' (Quart Journ of Math, 1900); 'Inflections of a Binodal Quartic' (ibid, 1900); 'Extensions of the Property of the Orthocentre' (ibid, 1901); 'Inflections of Curves' (Proc Lond Math Soc, 1901); 'Rational Space Curves of Fourth Order' (Camb Phil Soc Trans, 1901); 'On Canonical Forms' (Quart Journ of Math, 1902); 'The Locus, Sigma (Xr cubed) = 0; Sigma (Xr) = 0; (r=1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)' (ibid, 1903); 'Volume of a Tetrahedron in Elliptic Space' (ibid, 1903); 'Automorphic Functions and Algebraic Curves' (Camb Phil Soc Proc, 1903); 'The Ternary Quintic in Hilbert's Form' (ibid, 1906); 'The Double Six of Lines and Hypergeometry' (ibid); 'The Parametric Representation of a Cubic Surface in Four Dimensions' (ibid, 1909); 'Automorphic Functions and Algebraic Curves' (Quart Journ of Math, 1909); 'To Construct a Regular Polygon of 17 Sides' (Math Ann, 1909).
ProposersH F Baker; W Burnside; J H Grace; Robert S Ball; E W Hobson; A E Love; T J I'a Bromwich; J E Campbell; E B Elliott; E W Barnes
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Richmond, Herbert William: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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