## Contents of Volume 17, Number 1

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- Claude Chevalley $\left ( {1909 - 1984} \right )$
- Jean Dieudonné and Jacques Tits PDF
- Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.
**17**(1987), 1-7

- Miscellaneous front pages, Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. (N.S.), Volume 17, Number 1 (1987)
- Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.
**17**(1987)

- Miscellaneous back pages, Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. (N.S.), Volume 17, Number 1 (1987)
- Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.
**17**(1987)

- Recent developments in information-based complexity
- Edward W. Packel and Henryk Woźniakowski PDF
- Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.
**17**(1987), 9-36

- The Yamabe problem
- John M. Lee and Thomas H. Parker PDF
- Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.
**17**(1987), 37-91

- Quantum field theory in ninety minutes
- Paul Federbush PDF
- Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.
**17**(1987), 93-103

- Amalgamations and the Kervaire problem
- S. M. Gersten PDF
- Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.
**17**(1987), 105-108

- Group actions and equivariant Lipschitz analysis
- Mel Rothenberg and Shmuel Weinberger PDF
- Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.
**17**(1987), 109-112

- Induction theorems for infinite groups
- John A. Moody PDF
- Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.
**17**(1987), 113-116

- Globalizations of Harish-Chandra modules
- Wilfried Schmid and Joseph A. Wolf PDF
- Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.
**17**(1987), 117-120

- On the decidability of Diophantine problems in combinatorial geometry
- Bernd Sturmfels PDF
- Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.
**17**(1987), 121-124

- The degree of a Severi variety
- Ziv Ran PDF
- Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.
**17**(1987), 125-128

- Representations of mod $p$ Lie algebras
- Eric M. Friedlander and Brian J. Parshall PDF
- Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.
**17**(1987), 129-132

- BMO on the Bergman spaces of the classical domains
- C. A. Berger, L. A. Coburn and K. H. Zhu PDF
- Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.
**17**(1987), 133-136

- Isospectral Riemannian metrics and potentials
- Dennis M. Deturck and Carolyn S. Gordon PDF
- Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.
**17**(1987), 137-139

- Smooth nontrivial 4-dimensional $s$-cobordisms
- Sylvain E. Cappell and Julius L. Shaneson PDF
- Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.
**17**(1987), 141-143

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Book Reviews

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- Finite groups of Lie type. Conjugacy classes and complex characters, by Roger W. Carter.
- Reviewer: T. A. Springer

- Review information PDF
- Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.
**17**(1987), 145-148

- The arithmetic of elliptic curves, by Joseph H. Silverman.
- Reviewer: J. W. S. Cassels

- Review information PDF
- Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.
**17**(1987), 148-149

- Geometry of CR-submanifolds, by Aurel Bejancu.
- Reviewer: Bang-yen Chen

- Review information PDF
- Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.
**17**(1987), 149-152

- Noncommutative harmonic analysis, by Michael E. Taylor.
- Reviewer: Robert S. Strichartz

- Review information PDF
- Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.
**17**(1987), 152-156

- Near-rings and their links with groups, by J. D. P. Meldrum.
- Reviewer: Günter F. Pilz

- Review information PDF
- Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.
**17**(1987), 156-160

- Theory of codes, by Jean Berstel and Dominique Perrin.
- Reviewer: Juhani Karhumäki

- Review information PDF
- Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.
**17**(1987), 161-167

- Positive operators, by C. D. Aliprantis and O Burkinshaw.
- Reviewer: N. J. Kalton

- Review information PDF
- Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.
**17**(1987), 168-169

- On the Cauchy problem, by Sigeru Mizohata.
- Reviewer: Michael Beals

- Review information PDF
- Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.
**17**(1987), 169-176

- Nonlinear approximation theory, by Dietrich Braess.
- Reviewer: E. W. Cheney

- Review information PDF
- Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.
**17**(1987), 176-177

- Theory of limit cycles, by Ye Yan-qian, Cai Sui-lin, Chen Lan-sun, Huang Ke-cheng, Luo Ding-jun, Ma Zhi-en, Wang Er-nian, Wang Ming-shu and Yang Xin-an.
- Reviewer: Allen Tannenbaum

- Review information PDF
- Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.
**17**(1987), 178-180

- Vanishing theorems on complex manifolds, by Bernard Shiffman and Andrew John Sommese.
- Reviewer: Michael Schneider

- Review information PDF
- Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.
**17**(1987), 180-183

- Singularities of differentiable maps, Vol. 1. The classification of critical sets, caustics and wave fronts, by V. I. Arnol′d, S. M. Gusein-Zade and A. N. Varchenko.
- Reviewer: C. T. C. Wall

- Review information PDF
- Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.
**17**(1987), 183-186

- The higher calculus: A history of real and complex analysis from Euler to Weierstrass, by Umberto Bottazzini.
- Reviewer: C. Truesdell

- Review information PDF
- Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.
**17**(1987), 186-189

- Empirical processes with applications to statistics, by Galen R. Shorack and Jon A. Wellner.
- Reviewer: Miklós Csörgő

- Review information PDF
- Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.
**17**(1987), 189-200

- Enigmas of chance. An autobiography, by Mark Kac.
- Reviewer: Z. W. Birnbaum

- Review information PDF
- Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.
**17**(1987), 200-202

- Derivations, dissipations and group actions on $C^ *$-algebras, by Ola Bratteli.
- Reviewer: Palle E. T. Jorgensen

- Review information PDF
- Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.
**17**(1987), 202-209