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Reference numberRR/14/272
LevelItem
TitleSecond referee's report by Edwin Bailey Elliott, on a paper 'Sets of operations in relation to groups of finite order' by Alfred North Whitehead
Date11 February 1899
DescriptionWithdraws his previous recommendation. Suggests that William Burnside's opinion should carry more weight than his own, but it is not so. His previous recommendation rested on the task and method was new, and could be applied to existing problems. William Burnside's reference to Ferdinand Georg Frobenius destroys this notion. Now does not recommend the paper be published in the Philosophical Transactions.

Subject: Mathematics

[Published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London']
Extent2p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1898.0105 Vol.64 1899
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Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA7138Elliott; Edwin Bailey (1851 - 1937)1851 - 1937
NA6260Whitehead; Alfred North (1861 - 1947)1861 - 1947
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