publication . Article . 1898

Mathematical contributions to the theory of evolution, On the law of ancestral heredity

Karl Pearson;
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  • Published: 31 Dec 1898 Journal: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, volume 62, pages 386-412 (issn: 0370-1662, eissn: 2053-9126, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: The Royal Society
<jats:p> (1) <jats:italic>Introductory</jats:italic> .— In Mr. Galton’s ‘Natural Inheritance’ we find theory of regression based upon the “mid-parent.” This formed starting point of my own theory of biparental inheritance. the time Mr. Galton published his theory I venture to think that had not clearly in view some of the laws of multiple correlation which we are now more familiar. </jats:p>
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