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Author: George Mackey
Title: Unitary group representations in physics, probability, and number theory
Additional book information: Benjamin/Cummings, Reading, Mass., 1978, xiv + 402 pp., $19.50.

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Review Information:

Reviewer: Karl Gustafson
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 2 (1980), 225-229
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