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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: 1567582
Full text of review: PDF   This review is available free of charge.
Book Information:

Author: B. L. S. Prakasa Rao
Title: Nonparametric functional estimation
Additional book information: Probability and Mathematical Statistics, A Series of Monographs and Textbooks, Academic Press, Orlando, Florida, 1983, xiv + 522 pp., $70.00. ISBN 0-12-564020-X.

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    Review Information:

    Reviewer: James R. Thompson
    Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 14 (1986), 310-312