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Lewis Fry Richardson (1881—1953) mathematician and pacifist


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Pair (of countries, usually). The term is most used in international relations research (such as the Correlates of War), especially peace studies, where all dyads are examined to investigate the causes of war—a line of research begun by L. F. Richardson. It turns out that there are few wars between Switzerland and Nepal.

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