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Theory of continuous groups. by Charles Loewner

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English


  • Continuous groups

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Edition Notes

StatementNotes by Harley Flanders and Murray H. Protter.
SeriesMathematicians of our time,, v. 1
LC ClassificationsQA385 .L84
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 110 p.
Number of Pages110
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4577803M
ISBN 100262060418
LC Control Number77148974

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