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Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society

The Bulletin publishes expository articles on contemporary mathematical research, written in a way that gives insight to mathematicians who may not be experts in the particular topic. The Bulletin also publishes reviews of selected books in mathematics and short articles in the Mathematical Perspectives section, both by invitation only.

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Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 54 (1948), 1125-1132
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  • Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 54 (1948), 1125-1132
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