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Book Information:

Authors: Martin Golubitsky and Ian Stewart
Title: The symmetry perspective: From equilibrium to chaos in phase space and physical space
Additional book information: Birkhäuser Verlag, Basel, Boston and Berlin, 2003, xvii + 325 pp., ISBN 3-7643-2171-7, 44.94 euros, CHF 68, softcover; ISBN 3-7643-6609-5, 75 euros, CHF 113, hardcover

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Review Information:

Reviewer: Peter Ashwin
Affiliation: University of Exeter
Email: P.Ashwin@ex.ac.uk
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 42 (2005), 99-103
MSC (2000): Primary 37C80
Published electronically: October 4, 2004
Review copyright: © Copyright 2004 American Mathematical Society
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