Featured Reviews in "Mathematical Reviews" 1995-1996: Reviews of Outstanding Recent Books and Papers

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Donald G. Babbitt, Jane E. Kister
American Mathematical Soc. - Mathematics - 386 pages
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This collection of reprinted 'Featured Reviews' published in Mathematical Reviews (MR) in 1995 and 1996 makes widely available informed reviews of some of the best mathematics published recently. 'Featured Reviews' were introduced in MR at the beginning of 1995 in part to provide some guidance to the current research-level literature. With the exponential growth of publications in mathematical research in the first half-century of MR, it had become essentially impossible for users of MR to identify the most important new research-level books and papers, especially in fields outside of the users' own expertise. This work identifies some of the "best" new publications, papers, and books that are expected to have a significant impact on the area of pure or applied mathematics with which researchers are concerned. All of the papers reviewed here contain interesting new ideas or applications, a deep synthesis of existing ideas, or any combination of these. The volume is intended to lead the user to important new research across all fields covered by MR.

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B Algebra and algebraic geometry
Geometry and topology
Reviews from MR sections 22 52 53 55 57 and 58 Dl
E Differential equations and applied mathematics
F Probability and mathematical physics
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