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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: 1567719
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Book Information:

Authors: W. I. Fushchich and A. G. Nikitin
Title: Symmetries of Maxwell's equations
Additional book information: Translated by John R. Schulenberger. Mathematics and its Applications. D. Reidel Publishing Company, Dordrecht, 1987, xiv + 214 pp., $74.00. ISBN 90-277-2320-6.

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  • Review Information:

    Reviewer: Peter J. Olver
    Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 19 (1988), 545-550