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Reference numberRR/12/331
LevelItem
TitleReferee's report by William Davidson Niven, on a paper 'On a type of spherical harmonics of unrestricted degree, order, and argument' by Ernest William Hobson
Date28 February 1896
DescriptionRecommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. The material covered is not new, but it is comprehensive, thorough and accurate. Does find the character of the subject unattractive, due to the great length of the paper. Much of the paper is composed of calculations, which cannot be easily summarised. Suggests adding a table of contents and expanding the abstract. Refers to work of Heinrich Eduard Heine.

Subject: Mathematics

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society 1896]
Extent5p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rsta.1896.0013 Vol.187 1896
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA6649Niven; Sir; William Davidson (1842 - 1917)1842 - 1917
NA2170Hobson; Ernest William (1856 - 1933)1856 - 1933
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