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Contents of Volume 40, Number 1

Editor’s Comment
Donald G. Saari.
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 40 (2003), 1-1
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Complex adaptive systems: Exploring the known, the unknown and the unknowable
Simon A. Levin.
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 40 (2003), 3-19
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Physical law and the quest for mathematical understanding
Edward Witten.
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 40 (2003), 21-29
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Topological quantum computation
Michael H. Freedman, Alexei Kitaev, Michael J. Larsen and Zhenghan Wang.
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 40 (2003), 31-38
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The principle of functoriality
James Arthur.
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 40 (2003), 39-53
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Recent progress in algebraic combinatorics
Richard P. Stanley.
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 40 (2003), 55-68
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Some mathematical challenges in materials science
Jean E. Taylor.
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 40 (2003), 69-87
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Stochastic analysis and applications
S. R. S. Varadhan.
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 40 (2003), 89-97
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Book Reviews

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Global solutions of nonlinear Schrödinger equations, by J. Bourgain.
Reviewer: Gigliola Staffilani
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 40 (2003), 99-107
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Sieves in number theory, by George Greaves.
Reviewer: Heini Halberstam
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 40 (2003), 109-119
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Constant mean curvature surfaces, harmonic maps and integrable systems, by Frédéric Hélein.
Reviewer: Robert M. Hardt
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 40 (2003), 121-123
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The search for mathematical roots, 1870-1940: Logics, set theories, and the foundations of mathematics from Cantor through Russell to Gödel, by I. Grattan-Guinness.
Reviewer: William Ewald
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 40 (2003), 125-129
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Selected papers of S. A. Amitsur with commentary, edited by Avinoam Mann, Amitai Regev, Louis Rowen, David J. Saltman and Lance W. Small (eds.).
Reviewer: Edward Formanek
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 40 (2003), 131-135
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Spherical inversion on $\operatorname{Sl}(n,\mathbb{R})$, by Jay Jorgenson and Serge Lang.
Reviewer: Bernhard Krötz
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 40 (2003), 137-142
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A new kind of science, by Stephen Wolfram.
Reviewer: Steven G. Krantz
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 40 (2003), 143-150
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Abstract root subgroups and simple groups of Lie-type, by Franz Georg Timmesfeld.
Reviewer: Richard Weiss
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 40 (2003), 151-154
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