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Book Information:

Author: Donald E. Knuth
Title: The Art of Computer Programming, Volume 1. Fundamental Algorithms and Volume 2. Seminumerical Algorithms
Additional book information: Addison-Wesley, Reading, Mass., 1969 (second printing) and 1969.

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Review Information:

Reviewer: Mark B. Wells
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 79 (1973), 501-509