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Mathematics of Computation

Published by the American Mathematical Society since 1960 (published as Mathematical Tables and other Aids to Computation 1943-1959), Mathematics of Computation is devoted to research articles of the highest quality in computational mathematics.

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Evaluation of Artin’s constant and the twin-prime constant
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Corrigendum: Math. Comp. 20 (1966), 643.
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  • © Copyright 1961 American Mathematical Society
  • Journal: Math. Comp. 15 (1961), 396-398
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