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Authorised form of nameAitken; Alexander Craig (1895 - 1967)
SurnameAitken
ForenamesAlexander Craig
Dates1895 - 1967
NationalityNew Zealand
Dates and placesBirth:
Dunedin, New Zealand (01 April 1895)
Death:
Edinburgh, Scotland (03 November 1967)
ActivityEducation:
University of Otago, MA (1919). University of Edinburgh, DSc (1925)
Career:
Teacher, Otago Boys High School (1920-1923); Lecturer in Mathematical Statistics and Actuarial Mathematics, University of Edinburgh; Reader in Statistics; Professor of Mathematics
Memberships:
FRSE; Hon FRSNZ; FEng; Hon Fellow, Faculty of Actuaries
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
7/05/1936
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Obituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1968 vol 14 pp 1-14, plate, by J M Whittaker and M S Bartlett
References:
R J H Clark and M J Kelly, 'Addendum' in NR 1995 vol 49 p 177
Royal Society codeNA1487
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
RR/60/28Second referee's report by Alexander Craig Aitken, on a paper 'Outline of a theory of statistical estimation based on the classical theory of probability' by J NeymanFebruary 1937
RR/60/27Referee's report by Alexander Craig Aitken, on a paper 'Notes on the theory of estimation' by J NeymanJanuary 1937
RR/69/99Referee's report by Alexander Craig Aitken, on a paper 'The theory of linkage in polysomic inheritance' by R A Fisher1946
RR/64/53Referee's report by Alexander Craig Aitken, on a paper 'A contribution to our knowledge of the wood anatomy of a few plants occurring in Bengal belonging to Meliaceae and Rutaceae' by S Hedayetullah and A K Chakravorty[February 1937]
RR/63/106Referee's report by Alexander Craig Aitken, on a paper 'On bipartitional functions' by P V Sukhatme8 May 1937
RR/64/69Referee's report by Alexander Craig Aitken, on a paper 'Significance tests for continuous departures from suggested distributions of chance' by Harold Jeffreys[December 1937]
RR/64/66Referee's report by Alexander Craig Aitken, on a paper 'The tests for sampling differences and contingency' by Harold Jeffreys[August 1937]
RR/71/290Referee's report by Alexander Craig Aitken, on a paper 'Systematic sampling' by Frank Yates1948
RR/68/155Letter from Alexander Craig Aitken, to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, regarding a paper 'The summation of infinite harmonic series' by Frederick Soddy8 August 1941
RR/68/206Referee's report by Alexander Craig Aitken, on a paper 'The geometry of matrices' by Herbert Westren Turnbull[1941]
RR/68/154Referee's report by Alexander Craig Aitken, on a paper 'The summation of infinite harmonic series' by Frederick Soddy7 August 1941
RR/68/255Referee's report by Alexander Craig Aitken, on a paper 'The summation of infinite harmonic series' by Frederick Soddy11 November 1942
RR/69/180Referee's report by Alexander Craig Aitken, on a paper 'An invariant form for the prior probability in estimation problems' by Harold Jeffreys1945
RR/68/388Referee's report by Alexander Craig Aitken, on a paper 'Invariant theory, tensors and group characters' by D E Littlewood[1943]
RR/68/391Referee's report by Alexander Craig Aitken, on a paper 'On large-scale sample surveys' by Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis[1943]
RR/68/390Referee's report by Alexander Craig Aitken, on a paper 'On invariant theory under restricted groups' by D E Littlewood10 December 1943
RR/70/191Referee's report by Alexander Craig Aitken, on a paper 'The theory of genetical recombination. I. Long-chromosome arms' by A R G Owen1947
RR/72/228Referee's report by Alexander Craig Aitken, on a paper 'A purification method for computing the latent columns of numerical matrices and some integrals of differential equations' by Lewis Fry Richardson1949
RR/71/82Referee's report by Alexander Craig Aitken, on a paper 'Theory of drafting of wool slivers. I' by David Roxbee Cox[1948]
EC/1936/01Aitken, Alexander Craig: certificate of election to the Royal Society
RR/64/68Referee's report by Alexander Craig Aitken, on a paper 'On the relation between direct and inverse methods in statistics' by Harold Jeffreys3 March 1937
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