Record

Reference numberRR/51/132
LevelItem
TitleSecond referee's report by Ronald Aylmer Fisher, on a paper 'On the independence of sums of squares in the analysis of variance' by S S Wilks
Date[March 1934]
DescriptionSectional Committee: Mathematics

Not recommended for publication in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London'. Finds the author 'ill aquainted with what the analysis of variance is, and what it is used for'. Considers publication of the paper to be unfair to students of mathematics. Criticises the author's references to his [Ronald Aylmer Fisher's] work.

[Not published]

Endorsed on verso as received 28 March 1934.
Extent10p
FormatTypescript
Physical descriptionStandardised form (type D) and letter on paper
Access statusOpen
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CodeNameDates
NA7969Fisher; Sir; Ronald Aylmer (1890 - 1962); statistician and geneticist1890 - 1962
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