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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: 1567837
Full text of review: PDF   This review is available free of charge.
Book Information:

Authors: Jonathan M. Borwein and Peter B. Borwein
Title: Pi and the AGM: A study in analytic number theory and computational complexity
Additional book information: Canadian Mathematical Society Series of Monographs and Advanced Texts, John Wiley and Sons, New York, Chichester, Brisbane, Toronto, Singapore, 1987, xi + 414pp. $49.95. ISBN 0-471-83138-7.

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

P. Beckmann, The first 140 million, Access to Energy 14 (1987), 1.
J. M. Borwein and P. B. Borwein, Ramanujan and pi, Scientific American 258 (1988), 112-117.

Review Information:

Reviewer: George E. Andrews
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 22 (1990), 198-201