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167 Post author: lukeprog 16 January 2011 08:30AM

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Comment author: komponisto 18 January 2011 07:50:54AM 1 point [-]

I also rank Halmos higher than Cohn in terms of measure theory books

Halmos, by the way, is a top-notch mathematical author in general. Every one of his books is excellent. Finite-Dimensional Vector Spaces in particular is a classic.

Comment author: rich 18 January 2011 12:06:22PM 0 points [-]

I think that's the only book I kept from my Maths degree. In hardback, too. I have lent it to a colleague and keep a careful eye on where it is every couple of weeks...