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Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society
Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society
ISSN 1088-9485(online) ISSN 0273-0979(print)

Book Review

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Book Information

Author: O. T. O'Meara
Title: Symplectic groups
Additional book information Mathematical Surveys, no. 16, Amer. Math. Soc., Providence, R. I., 1978, xi + 122 pp., $22.80.


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Review Information

Reviewer: D. G. James
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 1 (1979), 782-784
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0273-0979-1979-14666-4
PII: S 0273-0979(1979)14666-4