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Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society

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ISSN 1088-9485 (online) ISSN 0273-0979 (print)

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  • Gerald L. Alexanderson
  • Affiliation: Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, California 95053-0290
  • MR Author ID: 24640
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  • Published electronically: April 23, 2008
  • © Copyright 2008 American Mathematical Society
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  • Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 45 (2008), 429-433
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