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Authors: Patrizia Pucci and James Serrin
Title: The maximum principle
Additional book information: Progress in Nonlinear Differential Equations and Their Applications, no. 73, Birkhäuser Verlag, Basel, no. 73, 2007, x+235 pp., ISBN 978-3-7643-8144-8, US $64.95

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Review Information:

Reviewer: Yehuda Pinchover
Affiliation: Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
Email: pincho@techunix.technion.ac.il
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 46 (2009), 499-504
MSC (2000): Primary 35-02, 35B50, 35A05, 35B05, 35J15, 35J60, 35J70
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0273-0979-09-01246-4
Published electronically: March 16, 2009
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