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Authorised form of nameYule; George Udny (1871 - 1951)
SurnameYule
ForenamesGeorge Udny
Dates1871 - 1951
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Morham, near Haddington, East Lothian (18 February 1871)
Death:
Cambridge (26 June 1951)
ActivityResearch Field:
Statistics
Education:
Winchester College; MA
Honours:
CBE 1918
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
12/05/1921
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Obituaries:
Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 1952-1953 vol 8 pp 309-323, plate, by F Yates
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/79076961
Royal Society codeNA1151
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
NLB/64/561Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [George] Udny Yule Esq., FRS, St. John's College, Cambridge03 May 1923
AP/77/1On the Influence of Bias and of Personal Equation in Statistics of Ill-Defined Qualities: An Experimental Study 1905
MDA/A/26/13/5Letter from G Udny Yule, St John's College, Cambridge, to A V Hill9 September 1941
IM/005044Yule, George Udnynd
NLB/8/24Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs Harrison & Sons1 July 1893
NLB/11/100Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to George Udny Yule, [Fellow of the Royal Society], 40 Argyll Road20 April 1895
RR/15/9Referee's report by Walter Frank Raphael Weldon, on a paper 'On the correlation between duration of life and the numbers of offspring' by M Beeton, George Udney Yule and Karl Pearson22 May 1900
NLB/14/119Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to George Udny Yule, [Fellow of the Royal Society], University College, London7 January 1896
RR/15/139Referee's report by Olaus Magnus Friedrich Erdmann Henrici, on a paper 'The association of attributes in statistics, with examples from the material of the Childhood Society, etc' on a paper by George Udny Yule8 January 1900
RR/15/290Referee's report by Alfred North Whitehead, on a paper 'On the theory of consistence of logical class-frequency and its geometrical representation' by George Udny YuleMarch 1901
RR/16/409Referee's report by Alfred North Whitehead, on a paper 'The influence of bias of personal equation in statistics of ill-defined qualities: an experimental study' by George Udny YuleNovember 1905
RR/16/414Referee's report by William Davidson Niven, on an unnamed paper by George Udny YuleJanuary 1906
RR/16/410Referee's report by George Ballard Mathews, on a paper 'The influence of bias of personal equation in statistics of ill-defined qualities: an experimental study' by George Udny YuleDecember 1905
RR/16/412Referee's report by Alfred North Whitehead, on a paper ,'A property which holds good for all groupings of a normal distribution and frequency for two variables, with applications to the study of contingency-tables for the inheritance of unmeasured quantities' by George Udny YuleNovember 1906
RR/16/416Referee's report by George Ballard Mathews, on two papers 'On a property which holds good for all groupings of a normal distribution of frequency for two variables, with applications to the study of contingency-tables for the inheritance of unmeasured qualities' and 'On the influence of bias and of personal equation in statistics of ill-defined qualities: An experimental study' by George Udny Yule13 December 1905
RR/16/417Referee's report by William Davidson Niven, on two papers 'On a property which holds good for all groupings of a normal distribution of frequency for two variables, with applications to the study of contingency-tables for the inheritance of unmeasured qualities' and 'On the influence of bias and of personal equation in statistics of ill-defined qualities: An experimental study' by George Udney Yule18 December 1905
NLB/22/192Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to [George Udny] Yule, Fellow of the Royal Society, 43 Heathhurst Road, Hampstead, N.W.20 March 1901
NLB/20/1Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to George Udny Yule, [Fellow of the Royal Society], City and Guilds Institute, Exhibition Road, S.W.11 January 1900
NLB/23/2/101Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to George Udny Yule, 43 Heathhurst Road, Hampstead, N.W.25 June 1901
NLB/20/17Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to George Udny Yule, [Fellow of the Royal Society], City & Guilds Institute, Exhibition Road, S.W.15 January 1900
NLB/20/580Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor William Abbott Herdman, Fellow of the Royal Society24 May 1900
NLB/20/28Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to George Udny Yule, [Fellow of the Royal Society], 43 Heathhurst Road, Hampstead, N.W.17 January 1900
NLB/20/538Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Walter Frank Raphael Weldon, Fellow of the Royal Society17 May 1900
NLB/20/369Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to George Udny Yule, 43 Heathhurst Road, Hampstead, N.W.3 April 1900
NLB/21/128Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs Harrison & Sons10 August 1900
NLB/21/568Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to George Udny Yule, [Fellow of the Royal Society], Examination Department, City & Guilds Institute, Exhibition Road, S.W.11 December 1900
RR/17/239Referee's report by William Burnside, on a paper 'On the theory of correlation for any number of variables, treated by a new system of notation' by George Udny Yule[February 1907]
NLB/32/536Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to George Udny Yule, 50 St James Court, Buckingham Gate, S.W.28 March 1906
NLB/32/51Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Sir William Niven, [Fellow of the Royal Society]17 December 1905
NLB/32/184Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to George Udny Yule, 50 St James' Court, Buckingham Gate, S.W.22 January 1906
RR/16/411Referee's report by William Davidson Niven, on a paper 'A property which holds good for all groupings of a normal distribution and frequency for two variables, with applications to the study of contingency-tables for the inheritance of unmeasured quantities' by George Udny YuleJanuary 1906
RR/16/418Referee's report by William Davidson Niven, on a memoir 'On a property which holds good for all groupings of a normal distribution of frequency for two variables, with applications to the study of contingency-tables for the inheritance of unmeasured qualities' by Reverend E W Barnes and on papers 'On the influence of bias and of personal equation in statistics of ill-defined qualities: An experimental study' by George Udny Yule19 December 1905
RR/21/85Referee's report by Edward Albert Sharpey-Schafer, on a paper 'On the relation between the thymus and the generative organs and the influence of these organs upon growth' by E T Halnan, Francis Hugh Adam Marshall and George Udny Yule30 April 1914
RR/26/12Referee's report by George Udny Yule, on a paper 'An experimental determination of the distribution of the partial correlation coefficient in samples of thirty' by J W Bispham29 January 1922
RR/34/29Referee's report by George Udny Yule, on a paper 'Researches on the mode of distribution of the constants of samples taken at random from a bivariate normal population' by Karl Pearson26 May 1926
RR/29/78Referee's report by Sydney Chapman, on a paper 'A mathematical theory of evolution, based on the conclusions of Dr. J. C. Willis' by George Udny YuleOctober 1923
RR/29/79Referee's report by Godfrey Harold Hardy, on a paper 'A mathematical theory of evolution, based on the conclusions of Dr. J. C. Willis' by George Udny YuleDecember 1923
RR/32/74Referee's report by George Udny Yule, on a paper 'A critical statistical study of experimental data on the effect of minute electric currents on the growth rate of the coleoptile of barley' by F G Gregory and L Batten9 August 1925
RR/34/135Referee's report by Frank Watson Dyson, on a paper 'On a method of investigating periodicities disturbed series, with special reference to Wolfer's sunspot numbers' by George Udny Yule[December 1926]
RR/36/86Referee's report by George Udny Yule, on a paper 'The error of determination of toxicity' by John William Trevan2 April 1927
RR/35/75Referee's report by George Udny Yule, on a paper 'Triplet children in Great Britain and Ireland' by Ronald Aylmer Fisher31 October 1927
RR/35/93Referee's report by George Udny Yule, on a paper 'A quantitative study of the course of fungal invasion of the apple fruit, and its bearing on the nature of disease resistance.—Part II. The application of the statistical method to certain specific problems' by F G Gregory and A S Horne18 April 1927
RR/35/131Referee's report by George Udny Yule, on a paper 'A contribution to the mathematical theory of epidemics' by William Ogilvy Kermack and A G McKendrickMay 1927
RR/36/30Referee's report by George Udny Yule, on a paper 'On the occurrence of the oestrous cycle after X-ray sterilisation. Part III.— The periodicity of oestrus after sterilisation of the adult' by Alan Sterling Parkes12 March 1927
RR/38/13Referee's report by George Udny Yule, on a paper 'The general sampling distribution of the multiple correlation coefficient' by R A Fisher30 August 1928
RR/36/75Second referee's report by George Udny Yule, on a paper 'The fit of a formula for discrepant observations' by W F Sheppard[May 1928]
RR/41/88Referee's report by George Udny Yule, on a paper 'The moments of the distribution for normal samples of measures of departure from normality' by R A Fisher22 September 1930
RR/35/91Referee's report by George Udny Yule, on a paper 'A quantitative study of the course of fungal invasion of the apple fruit and its bearing on the nature of disease resistance.—Part I. A statistical method of studying fungal invasion' by F G Gregory and A S Horne18 April 1927
RR/13/162Referee's report by George Howard Darwin, on a paper 'On the significance of Bravais' formulæ for regression, in the case of skew correlation' by George Udny Yule 7 January 1897
RR/13/160Letter from George Howard Darwin, on a paper 'On the significance of Bravais' formulæ for regression, in the case of skew correlation' by George Udny Yule to Karl Pearson21 December 1896
RR/13/161Letter from Karl Pearson, on a paper 'On the significance of Bravais' formulæ for regression, in the case of skew correlation' by George Udny Yule to George Howard Darwin27 December 1896
RR/47/53Referee's report by George Udny Yule, on a paper 'On the evidence against the chemical induction of melanism in lepidoptera' by Ronald Aylmer Fisher28 December 1932
NLB/61/139Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to George [Udny] Yule Esquire, FRS20 May 1921
RR/49/1Referee's report by George Udny Yule, on a paper 'On the interaction between several species of hosts and parasites' by V A Bailey30 April 1933
RR/54/10Referee's report by George Udny Yule, on a paper 'A contribution to the mathematical theory of epidemics. Part IV' by William Ogilvy Kermack and A G McKendrickSeptember 1935
RR/56/54Referee's report by George Udny Yule, on a paper 'Sufficient statistics and uniformly most powerful tests of statistical hypotheses' by J Neyman and Egon Sharpe Pearson17 December 1935
RR/58/83Referee's report by George Udny Yule, on a paper 'Competition between bivalents during chiasma formation' by Kenneth Mather5 February 1936
NLB/62/333Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [George] Udny Yule Esquire, FRS27 January 1922
NLB/62/632Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [George] Udny Yule Esquire, FRS28 March 1922
RR/59/76Referee's report by George Udny Yule, on a paper 'The relation between variability and abundance shown by the measurements of the eggs of British nesting birds' by Ronald Aylmer Fisher21 November 1936
NLB/66/500Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [George] Udny Yule, FRS20 May 1924
RR/64/71Referee's report by George Udny Yule, on a paper 'Significance tests when several degrees of freedom arise simultaneously' by Harold Jeffreys17 January 1938
NLB/62/673Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [George] Yule Udny Esquire, FRS4 April 1922
RR/64/70Referee's report by George Udny Yule, on a paper 'The law of error and the combination of observations' by Harold Jeffreys7 January 1938
NLB/66/561Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [Arthur Prince] Chattock, FRS30 May 1924
NLB/65/549Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Godfrey Harold] Hardy, FRS17 November 1923
NLB/65/321Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Sydney] Chapman, FRS11 October 1923
NLB/65/35Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [George Udny] Yule Esq., CBE, FRS16 July 1923
RR/68/392Referee's report by George Udny Yule, on a paper 'On large-scale sample surveys' by Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis14 June 1943
NLB/66/367Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [George Udny] Yule Esq., C.B.E, FRS16 April 1924
RR/46/42Referee's report by George Udny Yule, on a paper 'On the problem of the most efficient tests of statistical hypotheses' by Jerzy Neyman and Egon Sharpe Pearson5 October 1932
NLB/64/801Copy letter from secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Albert Charles] Seward FRS20 June 1923
NLB/65/754Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Albert Charles] Seward, FRS18 December 1923
NLB/67/863Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [George Udny] Yule Esq., CBE, FRS28 March 1925
NLB/66/79Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof George Udny Yule, FRS.19 February 1924
NLB/66/398Copy letter from [Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of] the Royal Society; [to the Printers]1 May 1924
NLB/67/350Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [George] Udny Yule, FRS8 December 1924
NLB/67/790Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Sidney [Frederic] Harmer, KBE, FRS9 March 1925
IM/005045Yule, George UdnyMay 1946
EC/1921/22Yule, George Udny: certificate of election to the Royal Society
RR/15/138Referee's report by Walter Frank Raphael Weldon, on a paper 'The association of attributes in statistics, with examples from the material of the Childhood Society, etc' on a paper by George Udny YuleDecember 1899
RR/15/291Referee's report by George Ballard Mathews, on a paper 'On the theory of consistence of logical class-frequency and its geometrical representation' by George Udny YuleMarch 1901
RR/16/413Referee's report by George Ballard Mathews, on a paper 'A property which holds good for all groupings of a normal distribution of frequency for two variables, with applications to the study of contingency, tables for the inheritance of unmeasured qualities' by George Udny YuleDecember 1905
RR/30/26Referee's report by George Udny Yule, on a paper 'On the physics of incubation' by Arthur Prince Chattock25 February 1924
RR/16/415Referee's report by Karl Pearson, on two papers 'On a property which holds good for all groupings of a normal distribution of frequency for two variables, with applications to the study of contingency-tables for the inheritance of unmeasured qualities' and 'On the influence of bias and of personal equation in statistics of ill-defined qualities: An experimental study' by George Udny Yule10 December 1905
RR/26/40Referee's report by George Udny Yule, on a paper 'On the mathematical foundations of theoretical statistics' by R A Fisher6 July 1921
RR/48/69Referee's report by George Udny Yule, on a paper 'Contributions to the mathematical theory of epidemics. III.—Further studies of the problem of endemicity' by William Ogilvy Kermack and A G McKendrick15 February 1933
RR/34/136Referee's report by Arthur Schuster, on a paper 'On a method of investigating periodicities disturbed series, with special reference to Wolfer's sunspot numbers' by George Udny Yule[January 1927]
RR/62/106Referee's report by George Udny Yule, on a paper 'A new method of arranging variety trials involving a large number of varieties' by Frank Yates20 March 1936
NLB/71/849Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to W. F. Sheppard Esq.15 November 1928
RR/36/74Referee's report by George Udny Yule, on a paper 'The fit of a formula for discrepant observations' by W F Sheppard6 November 1927
NLB/8/332Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to George Udny Yule, [Fellow of the Royal Society], 40 Argyll Road, Kensington, W.3 October 1893
RR/15/137Referee's report by George Howard Darwin, on a paper 'The association of attributes in statistics, with examples from the material of the Childhood Society, etc' on a paper by George Udny Yule8 November 1899
RR/29/77Referee's report by William Bateson, on a paper 'A mathematical theory of evolution, based on the conclusions of Dr. J. C. Willis' by George Udny Yule26 January 1924
NLB/68/572Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir [Alfred] Daniel Hall, FRS11 August 1925
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