Skip to Main Content

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.

What is MCQ? The Mathematical Citation Quotient (MCQ) measures journal impact by looking at citations over a five-year period. Subscribers to MathSciNet may click through for more detailed information.


Book Review

The AMS does not provide abstracts of book reviews. You may download the entire review from the links below.

MathSciNet review: 3974954
Full text of review: PDF   This review is available free of charge.
Book Information:

Author: Mike Steel
Title: Phylogeny—discrete and random processes in evolution
Additional book information: CBMS-NSF Regional Conference Series in Applied Mathematics, Vol. 89, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM), Philadelphia, PA, 2016, xvi+293 pp., ISBN 978-1-611974-47-8, List Price $64.00

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

  • Charles Semple and Mike Steel, Phylogenetics, Oxford Lecture Series in Mathematics and its Applications, vol. 24, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2003. MR 2060009
  • Tandy Warnow, Computational phylogenetics: an introduction to designing methods for phylogeny estimation, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2017. doi:10.1017/9781316882313

  • Review Information:

    Reviewer: Sebastien Roch
    Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, University of Wisconsin–Madison
    Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 56 (2019), 527-533
    Published electronically: January 29, 2018
    Review copyright: © Copyright 2018 American Mathematical Society