
 About IMU (Site not responding. Last check: 20071022) 
  IMU is an international nongovernmental and nonprofit scientific organization, with the purpose of promoting international cooperation in mathematics. 
  Professor Olli Lehto, former Secretary of IMU from 1983 to 1990, has written the book "Mathematics without borders", a history of the International Mathematical Union, published by Springer in 1998. 
  A country adheres to IMU through an adhering organization, which may be its principal academy, a mathematical society, its research council or some other institution or association of institutions, or an appropriate agency of its government. 
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