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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: 1567307
Full text of review: PDF   This review is available free of charge.
Book Information:

Author: Harold M. Edwards
Title: Fermat's last theorem, a genetic introduction to algebraic number theory
Additional book information: Graduate Texts in Math. Springer-Verlag, Berlin and New York, 1977, xv + 410 pp.

Author: Paulo Ribenboim
Title: 13 Lectures on Fermat's last theorem
Additional book information: Springer-Verlag, Berlin and New York, 1979, xvi + 302 pp.

References [Enhancements On Off] (What's this?)

  • D. H. Lehmer, Emma Lehmer, and H. S. Vandiver, An application of high-speed computing to Fermat’s last theorem, Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 40 (1954), 25–33. MR 61128, DOI 10.1073/pnas.40.1.25
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    E. Stafford and H. S. Vandiver, Determination of some properly irregular cyclotomic fields, Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 18 (1932), 139-150.

    Review Information:

    Reviewer: Charles J. Parry
    Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 4 (1981), 218-222