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Book Information:

Author: Larry Guth
Title: Polynomial methods in combinatorics
Additional book information: University Lecture Series, Vol. 64, American Mathematical Society, Providence, RI, 2016, ix+273 pp., ISBN 978-1-4704-2890-7, US $48.00, softcover

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Review Information:

Reviewer: Terence Tao
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics University of California, Los Angeles
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 55 (2018), 103-107
MSC (2010): Primary 05D99
Published electronically: August 8, 2017
Review copyright: © Copyright 2017 American Mathematical Society
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