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Reference numberRR/14/216
LevelItem
TitleReferee's report by George Howard Darwin, on a paper 'Mathematical contributions to the theory of evolution. —VII. On the correlation of characters not quantitatively measurable' by Karl Pearson
Date25 September 1899
DescriptionRecommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. The statistical method is new, but does not know if something as complex as an organ can be measured by a single parameter. Suggests the opinion of another referee be sought. The paper is a continuation of a series already printed in the Philosophical Transactions.

Subject: Mathematics, Biology

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society]

Endorsed on verso as received 26 September 1899.
Extent2p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionStandardised form (type A)
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rsta.1900.0022 Vol.195 1900
Related records in the catalogueRR/14/215
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8198Darwin; Sir; George Howard (1845 - 1912)1845 - 1912
NA8002Pearson; Karl (1857 - 1936); statistician and eugenicist1857 - 1936
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