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Book Information:

Authors: J. F. Traub and A. G. Werschulz
Title: Complexity and information
Additional book information: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1998, xii + 139 pp., ISBN ISBN 0-521-48506-1, $19.95, paperback

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Review Information:

Reviewer: Mark A. Kon
Affiliation: Boston University
Email: mkon@math.bu.edu
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 37 (2000), 199-204
MSC (2000): Primary 65J05, 68Q01; Secondary 68Q05, 68Q15, 68Q25
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0273-0979-99-00859-9
Published electronically: December 21, 1999
Review copyright: © Copyright 2000 American Mathematical Society
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