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Reference numberRR/68/255
LevelItem
TitleReferee's report by Alexander Craig Aitken, on a paper 'The summation of infinite harmonic series' by Frederick Soddy
Date11 November 1942
DescriptionSectional Committee: Mathematics

Recommended for publication in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London'. Refers to work of George Chrystal, who is treated unfairly in the paper. Suggests amending the title and the first paragraph of the paper. 'The paper itself lies in a moderately interesting backwater of mathematics' but deserves publication. Refers to results of Leonhard Euler and James Whitbread Lee Glaisher. Does not like the style, nor the condescending attitide, of the paper.

[Published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London']

No received date.
Extent2p
FormatTypescript
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspa.1942.0011 Vol.179 1942
Related records in the catalogueRR/68/253
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Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA1487Aitken; Alexander Craig (1895 - 1967)1895 - 1967
NA8018Soddy; Frederick (1877 - 1956)1877 - 1956
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