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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.

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by Benno Artmann
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 43 (2006), 231-234
Published electronically: March 9, 2006
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Bibliographic Information
  • Benno Artmann
  • Affiliation: Mathematisches Institut, Bunsenstr. 3-5, D-37073 Goettingen, Germany
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  • Received by editor(s): November 22, 2005
  • Published electronically: March 9, 2006
  • © Copyright 2006 American Mathematical Society
    The copyright for this article reverts to public domain 28 years after publication.
  • Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 43 (2006), 231-234
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  • MathSciNet review: 2216112