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Published by Tata Institute of Fundamental Research in Bombay .
Written in English


  • Forms, Quadratic.

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On spine: On quadratic forms.

Other titlesOn quadratic forms.
Statementby C. L. Siegel. Notes by K. G. Ramanathan.
SeriesTata Institute of Fundamental Research. Lectures on mathematics and physics. Mathematics,, 7, Lectures on mathematics and physics., 7.
ContributionsRamanathan, K. G.
LC ClassificationsQA243 .S5 1967
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 192 l.
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5402403M
LC Control Number72906756

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