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Book Information:

Authors: J. F. Traub and H. Wozniakowski
Title: A general theory of optimal algorithms
Additional book information: Academic Press, 1980, xiv + 341 pp., $36.00. ISBN 0-1269-7650-3.

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Review Information:

Reviewer: M. R. Osborne
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 10 (1984), 323-325