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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: 1567872
Full text of review: PDF   This review is available free of charge.
Book Information:

Author: Joseph O'Rourke
Title: Art gallery theorems and algorithms
Additional book information: Oxford University Press, 280 pp., $45.00. ISBN 0-19-503965-3.

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

J. Czyzowicz, E. Rivera-Campo, N. Santoro, J. Urrutia, and J. Zaks, Guarding rectangular art galleries, private communication, 1989.
H. Everett, Visibility graph recognition, Ph. D. Thesis, University of Toronto, 1989.
J. Hershberger, Finding the visibility graph of a simple polygon in time proportional to its size, Proc. 3rd Annual Symposium on Computational Geometry, Waterloo, Ontario, 1987, pp. 11-20.
T. Shermer, Visibility properties of polygons, Ph. D. Thesis, McGill University, 1989.

Review Information:

Reviewer: David Avis
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 23 (1990), 230-234