Record

Reference numberRR/8/319
LevelItem
TitleReferee's report by William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin, on a paper 'On toroidal functions' by William Mitchinson Hicks
Date20 June 1881
DescriptionRecommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. 'I think the author should be invited to clear away the scaffolding, and let us see something of his building direct. It is all left rather much wrapped up in symbols'. Suggests the addition of a very full abstract. Notation should be fully explained, further numerical results given, and the addition of some simple drawings to make it 'less like Laplace [Pierre-Simon Laplace]'.

Subject: Mathematics

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1881]
Extent5p
FormatTypescript
Manuscript
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1881.0014 Vol.172 1881
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Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8289Thomson; William (1824 - 1907); Baron Kelvin of Largs; Physicist1824 - 1907
NA6683Hicks; William Mitchinson (1850 - 1934)1850 - 1934
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