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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: 4119620
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Book Information:

Authors: Paul Zimmermann, Alexandre Casamayou, Nathann Cohen, Guillaume Connan, Thierry Dumont, Laurent Fousse, François Maltey, Matthias Meulien, Marc Mezzarobba, Clément Pernet, Nicolas M. Thiéry, Erik Bray, John Cremona, Marcelo Forets, Alexandru Ghitza and Hugh Thomas
Title: Computational Mathematics with SageMath
Additional book information: Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2018, xiv+464 pp., ISBN 978-1-611975-45-1, US$69.00

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  • Review Information:

    Reviewer: John B. Little
    Affiliation: Department of Mathematics and Computer Science College of the Holy Cross
    Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 57 (2020), 515-521
    Published electronically: January 24, 2020
    Review copyright: © Copyright 2020 American Mathematical Society