The classification of three manifolds is a major quest in topology. The author discusses the recent work of Perelman, and the work of Thurston and Hamilton on which it builds, towards classification.
The author reports on the history and operations of the prominent Japanese research institute.
The New Science of (Random) Networks
Two Book Reviews
Reviewed by Rick Durrett
Four Colors Suffice: How the Map Problem Was Solved
A Book Review
Reviewed by Bjarne Toft
WHAT IS a Quasi-morphism?
Interview with Jean-Pierre Serre
Martin Raussen and Christian Skau
Glimm and Witten Receive National Medal of Science
2003 Annual Survey of the Mathematical Sciences (First Report)
Ellen E. Kirkman, James W. Maxwell, and Colleen Rose
Reports from the 2003 Fall Policy Committee Meetings
2003 AMS Election Results
Call for Suggestions for 2004 Election
Nominations by Petition for 2004 AMS ELection
Call for Nominations for 2005 Steele Prizes