5. our respective wives, who patiently suffered with us through this long
Finally we wish to acknowledge and thank the U.S. - Israel Binational
Science Foundation, the U.S. National Science Foundation, The Hebrew
University and the State University of New York at Stony Brook for their
support over the years that helped produce the research for this book; for
providing us with the needed time, facilities and equipment; and for making
possible visits by each of us to the institution of the other, not only to work
on this volume.
Hershel M. Farkas
Stony Brook, NY, U.S.A.