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About the cover: Invariants

Author: Yuri Tschinkel
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 44 (2007), 433-437
Published electronically: May 11, 2007
Comment(s): Full text of H. Minkowski's four-page letter to D. Hilbert, written in Bonn on February 9, 1892.
MathSciNet review: 2318159
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Yuri Tschinkel
Affiliation: Courant Institute, New York University, 251 Mercer Street, New York, New York 10012; and Mathematisches Institut, Bunsenstr. 3-5, 37073 Göttingen, Germany

PII: S 0273-0979(07)01172-X
Received by editor(s): March 25, 2007
Published electronically: May 11, 2007
Article copyright: © Copyright 2007 American Mathematical Society
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