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Mathematics Takes Center Stage

  • Robert Osserman

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References

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Videos

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Additional book

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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert Osserman
    • 1
  1. 1.Mathematical Sciences Research InstituteBerkeley

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