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Ledermann, Walter (Mathematician)



  • Existence: 1911 - 2009

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Un-numbered draft of a letter from Ledermann to Lady Thomson, Nov 1952

Identifier: Coll-1064/121
Scope and Contents

This is an draft of a letter Ledermann sent to Lady Thomson in order to assist her in writing a biography of Thomson. Ledermann discusses how his professional relationship with Thomson commenced, the letters Thomson sent to him, and Thomson's methodology for solving mathematical problems.

The letter is written on the reverse of scrap paper with formulae and calculations.

Dates: Nov 1952

Un-numbered letter from Ledermann to Thomson regarding Ledermann's criterion for simple structure, 13 Jul 1945

Identifier: Coll-1064/113
Scope and Contents

Ledermann refers to oblique reference vectors; his article, Some Mathematical Remarks concerning Boundary Conditions from Psychometrika, and the work of Thurstone. He illustrates his points with several pages of calculations, working, and explanatory notes.

Dates: 13 Jul 1945

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St Andrews (Scotland) 3
Edinburgh -- Scotland 2
Education 2
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