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Book Information:

Author: D. R. Yafaev
Title: Mathematical scattering theory: General theory
Additional book information: Transl. Math. Monographs, vol. 105, Amer. Math. Soc., Providence, RI, 1992, x + 341 pp., ISBN 0-8218-4558-6, $216.00

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Review Information:

Reviewer: S. T. Kuroda
Affiliation: Gakushuin University
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 33 (1996), 467-472
MSC (1991): Primary 47A40, 47A55; Secondary 35P25, 81Uxx
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