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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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Book Review

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MathSciNet review: 1567300
Full text of review: PDF   This review is available free of charge.
Book Information:

Author: A. V. Pogorelov
Title: Hilbert's fourth problem
Additional book information: Wiley, New York; Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York, 1979, vi + 97 pp., $16.00.

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    G. Hamel, Ueber die Geometrien, in denen die Geraden die Kürzesten sind, Dissertation, Göttingen, 1901, 90 pp.
  • Georg Hamel, Über die Geometrieen, in denen die Geraden die Kürzesten sind, Math. Ann. 57 (1903), no. 2, 231–264 (German). MR 1511210, DOI 10.1007/BF01444348

  • Review Information:

    Reviewer: Herbert Busemann
    Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 4 (1981), 87-90