Reference numberRR/50/43
TitleReferee's report by Ronald Aylmer Fisher, on a paper 'An electrical calculating machine' by R R M Mallock
Date11 April 1933
DescriptionSectional committee: Mathematics

Recommended for publication. He hopes the machine described will be on show at an upcoming soiree. Is unsure if the author has used the best physical principle for his purpose. He may have under-rated the ease with which simultaneous equations with no more than ten unknowns may be calculated. The machines aren't cheap (around £100) but can be easily mastered by untrained workers. A machine for twenty equations may have been more impressive.

[Published in Proceedings of the Royal Society A, 1933].

Endorsed on verso as received 13 April 1933.
Physical descriptionStandardised form (type D) and letter on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspa.1933.0081
Related records in the catalogueRR/50/44
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7969Fisher; Sir; Ronald Aylmer (1890 - 1962); statistician and geneticist1890 - 1962
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