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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.

ISSN 1088-9485 (online) ISSN 0273-0979 (print)

The 2020 MCQ for Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society is 0.84.

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Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 82 (1976), 711-712
    1.. F. Allaire and E. R. Swart, A systematic approach to the determination of reducible configurations, J. Combinatorial Theory Ser. B (to appear).
  • K. Appel and W. Haken, The existence of unavoidable sets of geographically good configurations, Illinois J. Math. 20 (1976), no. 2, 218–297. MR 392641, DOI 10.1215/ijm/1256049898
  • Heinrich Heesch, Untersuchungen zum Vierfarbenproblem, B. I. Hochschulskripten, vol. 810/810, Bibliographisches Institut, Mannheim-Vienna-Zürich, 1969 (German). MR 0248048
  • Hassler Whitney and W. T. Tutte, Kempe chains and the four colour problem, Utilitas Math. 2 (1972), 241–281. MR 309782
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  • Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 82 (1976), 711-712
  • MSC (1970): Primary 05C15
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  • MathSciNet review: 0424602