## Contents of Volume 41, Number 3

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- René Thom: “Mathématicien et apprenti philosophe"
- Jean-Pierre Bourguignon PDF
- Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.
**41**(2004), 273-274

- Application of hyperbolic dynamics to physics: Some problems and conjectures
- David Ruelle PDF
- Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.
**41**(2004), 275-278

- Shannon sampling and function reconstruction from point values
- Steve Smale and Ding-Xuan Zhou PDF
- Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.
**41**(2004), 279-305

- Perturbations, deformations, and variations (and “near-misses") in geometry, physics, and number theory
- B. Mazur PDF
- Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.
**41**(2004), 307-336

- The impact of Thom’s cobordism theory
- Michael Atiyah PDF
- Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.
**41**(2004), 337-340

- René Thom’s work on geometric homology and bordism
- Dennis Sullivan PDF
- Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.
**41**(2004), 341-350

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Book Reviews

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- Galois theory of linear differential equations, by Marius van der Put and Michael Singer.
- Reviewer: Juan J. Morales-Ruiz

- Review information PDF
- Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.
**41**(2004), 351-356

- RSA and Public-Key Cryptography, by Richard Mollin.
- Introduction to Cryptography, by Hans Delfs and Helmut Knebl.
- Cryptography: Theory and Practice, by Douglas Stinson.
- Algebraic Aspects of Cryptography, by Neal Koblitz.
- Elliptic Curves: Number Theory and Cryptography, by Lawrence Washington.
- Elliptic Curves in Cryptography, by Ian Blake, Gadiel Seroussi and Nigel Smart.
- Modern Cryptography, Probabilistic Proofs and Pseudorandomness, by Oded Goldreich.
- Foundations of Cryptography: Basic Tools, by Oded Goldreich.
- The Design of Rijndael: AES --- the Advanced Encryption Standard, by Joan Daemen and Vincent Rijmen.
- Handbook of Applied Cryptography, by Alfred Menezes, Paul van Oorschot and Scott Vanstone.
- Reviewer: Susan Landau

- Review information PDF
- Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.
**41**(2004), 357-367

- Homotopy theoretic methods in group cohomology, by W. G. Dwyer and H.-W. Henn.
- Reviewer: J. P. C. Greenlees

- Review information PDF
- Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.
**41**(2004), 369-376

- Trigonometric series, Vols. I, II, by Antoni Zygmund.
- Reviewer: Jean-Pierre Kahane

- Review information PDF
- Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.
**41**(2004), 377-390

- Finite structures with few types, by Gregory Cherlin and Ehud Hrushovki.
- Reviewer: John T. Baldwin

- Review information PDF
- Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.
**41**(2004), 391-394

- Discrete convex analysis, by Kazuo Murota.
- Reviewer: Alexander Barvinok

- Review information PDF
- Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.
**41**(2004), 395-400

- Hankel operators and their applications, by Vladimir V. Peller.
- Reviewer: Donald Sarason

- Review information PDF
- Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.
**41**(2004), 401-407