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Book Information:

Author: Stephen Wolfram
Title: A new kind of science
Additional book information: Wolfram Media, Inc., Champaign, IL, 2002, xiv+1197 pp., ISBN 1-57955-008-8, $44.95

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Review Information:

Reviewer: Steven G. Krantz
Affiliation: Washington University
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 40 (2003), 143-150
MSC (2000): Primary 68Q80, 00A69
Published electronically: October 17, 2002
Review copyright: © Copyright 2002 American Mathematical Society
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