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Book Information:

Author: P. L. Lions

Title: Generalized solutions of Hamilton-Jacobi equations

Additional book information: Research Notes in Mathematics, Vol. 69, Pitman Advanced Publishing Program, Boston, 1982, 317 pp., $24.95. ISBN 0-2730-8556-5.

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Review Information:

Reviewer: Stanley H. Benton

Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.

**9**(1983), 252-256

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0273-0979-1983-15174-1