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Journal: Math. Comp. 65 (1996), 1365-1377
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0025-5718-96-00755-7
PII: S 0025-5718(96)00755-7
Review copyright: © Copyright 1996 American Mathematical Society
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Finite element methods: Fifty years of the Courant element, edited by M. Krízek, P. Neittaanmäki and R. Stenberg
Additional book information: edited by M. Krízek, P. Neittaanmäki and R. Stenberg, Lecture Notes in Pure and Applied mathematics, Vol. 164. Dekker, New York, 1994, xxii+504 pp., $165.00
MSC (1991): Primary 65-06, 65M60, 65N30

Reviewed by: Susanne C. Brenner



The boundary function method for singular perturbation problems, by Adelaida B. Vasil'eva, Valentin F. Butuzov and Leonid V. Kalachev
Additional book information: SIAM Studies in Applied Mathematics, Vol. 14. SIAM, Philadelphia, PA, 1995, xiv+221 pp., $58.50
MSC (1991): Primary 34E15, 35B25, 73U05, 78A30, 80A25, 92C20

Reviewed by: Shagi-Di Shih
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics\ University of Wyoming\ Laramie, WY 82071-3036



Mathematical and numerical aspects of wave propagation, edited by Gary Cohen
Additional book information: edited by Gary Cohen, SIAM, Philadelphia, PA, and INRIA, Rocquencourt, France, 1995, xiv+808 pp., $106.00
MSC (1991): Primary 65-06, 76-06, 78-06, 35L05, 65C20

Reviewed by: Chi-Wang Shu



Differential equations with Mathematica, by Kevin R. Coombes, Brian R. Hunt, Ronald L. Lipsman, John E. Osborn and Garrett J. Stuck
Additional book information: Wiley, New York, 1995, vi+218 pp., $20.95
MSC (1991): Primary 34-01, 34-04

Reviewed by: Lawrence F. Shampine
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics\ Southern Methodist University\ Dallas, TX 75275



The DFT: An owner's manual for the discrete Fourier transform, by William L. Briggs and Van Emden Henson
Additional book information: SIAM, Philadelphia, PA, 1995, xvi+434 pp., $37.50
MSC (1991): Primary 39A05, 44A12, 65T10, 94A12

Reviewed by: Harald Niederreiter



A numerical library in C for scientists and engineers, by H. T. Lau
Additional book information: CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 1995, xviii+795 pp., $69.95
MSC (1991): Primary 65-00, 65-04

Reviewed by: Jan Kok
Affiliation: Centre for Mathematics and Computer Science\ P.O. Box 94079\ 1090 GB Amsterdam, The Netherlands



Approximation and Computation: A festschrift in honor of Walter Gautschi, edited by R. V. M. Zahar
Additional book information: edited by R. V. M. Zahar, International Series of Numerical Mathematics, Vol. 119. Birkhäuser, Boston, 1994, xlvi+591 pp., $98.00
MSC (1991): Primary 01A70, 33-XX, 33C45, 41-XX, 41A55

Reviewed by: David Elliott
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics\ University of Tasmania\ Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia



Introduction to finite fields and their applications, by Rudolf Lidl and Harald Niederreiter
Additional book information: Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 1994, xii+416 pp., $44.95
MSC (1991): Primary 11Txx, 94A60, 94B60

Reviewed by: René Schoof



Prime numbers and computer methods for factorization, by Hans Riesel
Additional book information: Progress in Mathematics, Vol. 126, Birkhäuser, Boston, 1994, xvi+464 pp., $69.50
MSC (1991): Primary 11-02, 11Y05, 11Y11, 11Y16, 11Y35, 11Y40

Reviewed by: S. S. Wagstaff, Jr.
Affiliation: Department of Computer Sciences\ Purdue University\ West Lafayette, IN 47907