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European women in mathematics proceedings of the 13th General Meeting, University of Cambridge, UK, 3-6 September 2007 by European Women in Mathematics. General Meeting

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Published by World Scientific in Hackensack, NJ .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementCatherine Hobbs, Sylvie Paycha, editors
ContributionsHobbs, Catherine, Paycha, Sylvie
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQA27.5 .E87 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 199 p. :
Number of Pages199
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24480438M
ISBN 109814277673
ISBN 109789814277679
LC Control Number2010287448
OCLC/WorldCa403480825

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