References for Alec Aitken

  1. Obituary in The Times [See THIS LINK]


  1. A C Aitken, Gallipoli to the Somme: Recollections of a New Zealand infantryman (Oxford, 1963).
  2. P C Fenton, To catch the spirit: The memoir of A C Aitken (Otago, 1995).


  1. A C Aitken, The art of mental calculation: with demonstrations, Trans. Royal Society for Engineers, London 44 (1954), 295-309.
  2. Obituary, A C Aitken, DSc, FRS, Proc. Edinburgh Math. Soc. 16 (1968), 151-176.
  3. Obituary, Yearbook of the Royal Society of Edinburgh Session 1967-68 (1969), 5-8.
  4. J M Whittaker and M S Bartlett, Alexander Craig Aitken, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society of London 14 (1968), 1-14.

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