Current Developments in Mathematics, 1997



Publisher: American Mathematical Society

Written in English
Published: Pages: 266 Downloads: 273
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  • History of mathematics,
  • Topology,
  • General,
  • History & Philosophy,
  • Topology - General,
  • Mathematics,
  • Science/Mathematics

Edition Notes

ContributionsRaoul Bott (Editor), Arthur Jaffe (Editor), S. T. Yau (Editor), David Jerison (Editor), George Lusztig (Editor), Isadore Singer (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages266
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12201637M
ISBN 101571460780
ISBN 109781571460783

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