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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: 1567347
Full text of review: PDF   This review is available free of charge.
Book Information:

Author: Martin Schechter
Title: Operator methods in quantum mechanics
Additional book information: Elsevier North-Holland, New York, 1981, xx + 324 pp., $32.50.

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  • Review Information:

    Reviewer: William G. Faris
    Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 6 (1982), 105-109